Tag archive for "Travel Partners"

Dad looking at an Antarctica photography book

Antarctica, Videos

Travels with my Father

33 Comments 10 January 2013

“What percentage of the world’s population do you think gets to see this?”  dad asks while standing on deck surrounded by Antarctica and its snow covered peaks and icebergs. “I don’t know dad – a very small percentage I guess.” I reply. After a slight pause – he says ” They should all see it.” [...]

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Inside My Head, Mongol Rally

Getting a ride with Strangers

14 Comments 25 January 2011

When I tell people that I’m going to do the Mongol Rally this summer and I explain the whole premise of driving an ill-suited car 10,000 miles for charity where there are no roads – I normally get a reaction like this one from a former rally participant’s parent: Parent – “So you have to [...]

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Destinations, Featured, Inside My Head

A Decade of Travels

25 Comments 31 August 2010

It took one simple question 10 years ago to change my life… “Do you want to come with me?” My co-worker and friend asked me that simple question referring to visiting his home country of Turkey. I thought about it for a little while knowing virtually nothing about the country of Turkey or where it [...]

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Inside My Head, Travel Gear

Saying goodbye…

16 Comments 06 July 2010

In Memorandum – Saying goodbye to a dear friend My throat immediately tightened and my swallowing became slow and laborious. I could feel the familiar sting in my eyes and my abdominal muscles contracting into a knot. I was going to cry; dammit, I was going to cry! I tried to hold back the tears, [...]

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Nepal

Travel Back in Time

8 Comments 09 December 2009

Tiger Balm Tales Vol. 4 Travel Back in Time Itinerary:  Kathmandu to Puma Photos: View Puma Snapshots We said goodbye to the bustling city of Kathmandu and hopped in our time machine which took us back in time about 50 yrs. A time and place where electricity and plumbing were not guaranteed, where harvesting was [...]

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Nepal, Trip Prep and Planning

Annapurna Itinerary

10 Comments 04 December 2009

Tiger Balm Tales – vol. 3 Start from the beginning! Tiger Balm Tales – vol. 1, vol. 2 We saw the first glimpse of them from the plane window – the rigid, snowy Himalayan peaks. They were practically at eye level with our cruising altitude; you could reach out and touch them as if they [...]

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Nepal, Trip Prep and Planning

The Beginnings of a Nepal Trekking Plan

11 Comments 22 November 2009

Tiger Balm Tales – Vol. 1 Why? Such a simple question, yet it resonated in my head many, many times on my most recent trip to Nepal. Why was I going back to Nepal? Why did I ask my dad to come with me? Why did he decide to actually come with me? At this [...]

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Mongolia, Solo Travel, Trip Prep and Planning

In Search of…A Plan

12 Comments 12 August 2009

After arriving a day late to Ulanbatar, I had a lot of ground to make up. I arrived with no plans except for a guest room booked for one night. My plan was to make no plans and to figure it out when I arrived. In addition, I had another goal, I really wanted to [...]

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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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