Tag archive for "Asia"

pho

Featured, Vietnam

Pho Lessons

15 Comments 09 February 2012

Before I left Vietnam I had a goal – I wanted to learn how to make Pho. I had eaten it a few times a week for a year while living in Ho Chi Minh City, and I never tired of it. The thought of eating boiling hot soup in humid 90 degrees somehow appealed [...]

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Featured, Mongolia, Photo Documentaries

Terelj Park Mongolia – Photo of the Week

17 Comments 03 February 2012

One of the best things about doing a Ger to Ger trip in Mongolia is that you get full access to the families and the culture.  You learn, you communicate, your spread knowledge and understanding.  I have another ulterior motive though – staying with families in their gers give you great access for photography.  The [...]

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Experiences, Featured, Mongolia

Authentic Cultural Travel in Mongolia – Ger to Ger

14 Comments 02 February 2012

The bus bounced along on the road north and for the first time in 5 weeks I just sat back, relaxed and didn’t have to worry about directions, breakdowns, or deal with the nagging internal question of “Will we make it?” The road was bumpy and slow-going, but in Mongolian standards this road was perfection. [...]

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ulaanbaatar bus

Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 2.0

9 Comments 31 January 2012

I instinctively made it to the office building; it had been two years since I was there and even though the buildings around it had changed, the Ger to Ger office building stood out to me teasing my memory and providing me flashes of deja vu. I remembered the stairs, the odd sculpture outside the [...]

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Featured, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

A Foreign Christmas

9 Comments 21 December 2011

One of the most unusual sites I witnessed in my travels was experiencing Christmas in Asia. I had been living in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam for 3 months when December 25th rolled around. In a country with no real religion, and no westernized consumerism (yet), Vietnam surprised me with their Christmas spirit. Christmas in [...]

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Photo Documentaries

Spin Cycle – Laundry Around the World

48 Comments 28 October 2011

  I had someone recently ask me how I do my laundry since I’m nomadic and constantly traveling.  Quite frankly I do my laundry any way I can; in the sink, in a washing machine, at the laundromat, or have someone do it for me for the right price.  My travel clothes have little numbers [...]

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Blue Skies Ger Village

Featured, Mongol Rally, Mongolia

What’s it all for?

9 Comments 11 October 2011

As much as participating in the Mongol Rally was to satiate my need for adventure and something different – it had another purpose…a big purpose. It was for this….  For Them… These are some of the children who live at the Christina Nobel Foundation Blue Skies Ger Village in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. It serves as a [...]

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Odometer

Adventure Travel, Featured, Mongol Rally, Mongolia

What Happens to the Car?

3 Comments 10 October 2011

The most frequent question I get asked is “How did you get along with your teammates?”…which I will answer in a later blog post…have patience! But the 2nd question is always, “What did you do with the car?” That is the beauty of the Mongol Rally – the car is used to raise more money [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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