Topic: traveling

2011-10-05
Once Christina arrived, we left our temporary home in paradise and exchanged stability in the tropics for life on the road again. We visited some utterly beautiful islands near Ko Phi Phi Don and...
2011-08-17
Oh Ko Phi Phi, things started a bit rough here. Since we knew that we would be here for 2 weeks, we thought we would be smart and book a place in the cheapest hotel we could find so that we could...
2011-07-24
Our time in Bangkok were spent primarily in the mall. Not really what you would expect of yourself, being an ecologist, coming to Thailand to be on a beach and write a book, but this is where we were...
2011-07-17
Welcome to Thailand So like most dramatic changes, you get some culture shock. It takes some time to adapt to going from one side of the planet to another. Thailand and Costa Rica might both have...
2011-07-15
Leaving Costa Rica was a sad affair. After 5 weeks there it really started to grow on us. The animals, the people and the nature in particular. I was also starting to really learn some Spanish. From...
2011-07-05
Our last week before departure was a volcano study. We headed off from San Jose to Arenal area for 4 days and had a wonderful time. Clearly if you only have a week in Costa Rica you should spend it...
2011-06-30
So after a really nice time with fuzzy cuddle monsters in Manuel Antonio, Laure and I went back to San Jose to meet with a consulate. We met with the consulate of Thailand, who was an incredibly...
2011-06-26
Our time at the Villa in Panama was great. We had the space to unwind, consider what it is that we want to experience in our new lives together, and the luxuries that normally are afforded by...
2011-06-11
The next day we went to a place called "the Jaguar Rescue Center" fully expecting to see some jungle cats. When we got there, we found out that the place only once had had a jaguar, but it...
2011-06-10
So the next morning we woke up in Cahuita and decided to head to a black sand beach on the other side of town. We were greeted by a lost soul, wide smiling white matted dread lock lady from Austria....
2011-06-04
So the adventure started before I even got onto the plane. The airline had a policy of not wanting to let anyone board without a return ticket because of fear that I might be rejected at entry and...
2011-05-31
It's been a beautiful, but oh so testing 8 or 9 months of waiting for each other. We met in a fairy tale story. The kind you make movies about. On a train, in France. She was coming home from...
2010-02-13
Interestingly, now that I am no longer working on the Great Green March http://greatgreenmarch.org, but instead working on my projects, and paid work; I seem to be happier, and still very busy and...
2007-10-29
so, what a long flight that was! More than 26 hours traveling and not 3, but 4 planes! Ouch! Gladly I had a bag of books to read. I started and nearly finished Ken Wilber's book: 'a brief history of...
2007-03-17
Miyagiji: We booked a night at a hostel and jumped on the ferry. I was eating on the ferry; three girls walk past me and ask me to take their photo, they seem very sweet and quite giggly: as many...
2007-03-17
I knew this would be heavy. In fact, I was even afraid of being here due to ideas of persistent residual radiation... so I made a maximum stay in my head of 24 hours. In 2003 I had several...
2007-03-17
Nagoya: I met my Japanese friend: Rieko, at the station and she helped us check into a capsule hotel in town: one that was right next to the action we were seeking for the night life. Capsule hotels:
2007-03-17
A week outside the city, took too long to write this, so its really two blog entries in one... sorry for the mega size. I hope its still enjoyable to read...

2007-03-08
Ten ways to become more Japanese: 1.) Politeness You are the most polite person you know. Any opportunity you can find to demonstrate your self is eagerly claimed. Profuse, excusing, thanking you...
2007-03-01
my oh my, here i am in Japan! In the capital of Tokyo! Unbelievable! but first, its been more than a whole week since my last blog report already; my-oh-my time flies; there is just too much to...
2006-12-20
So, unexpected to me; I ended up on the west coast instead of in the farm; since my new friends were driving up there anyways. I saw an incredible gargantuan arch - one of those things that is so big...
2006-12-11
So, here i am in NZ! What a dream come true! especially after it was all so uncertain just under a week ago. Since landing in NZ I've spent nearly all my time at Bruce and Kathy's house. Two people I...
2006-12-05
So, after a horrific day of disbelief and stress dealing with all my previous plans going in mist... I couldn't really even eat. Emotions were swaying from anger to self-pity to grievance - but...
2006-12-04
My bag with my laptop, passports, plane tickets, art journal, 3 precious stones, access for my accounts and bank... is gone - presto - futsee... fking nightmare!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lost it the night...
2006-11-29
So the question many of you have probably asking yourselves through out all this is: what is this really all about? - why travel half way across the world? To the farthest place you can be...? what...
2006-11-21
"Hello my disciples!" You are now ready to follow me into the land of sheeps and hippies. Farm lands and rolling hills await me in my future... Tomorrow I leave Sydney, very sad to leave...
2006-10-18
Day mate! another day, ah! I've changed the chip in my phone, my number is now an OZ one! you can reach me, sms me, call me and pamper me on the following dial-ingual link: 00+country code for...
2006-10-17
gday mate, so ah, ere e am in Australia mate, right party going on here, eh! youth here is real young, and real drunk, kinda like being back in high school, not totally my thing, but amusing and...
2006-10-11
Well what a wonderful week that was... I'm now in Brisbane Australia, tonight I fly onwards to Carins where I will venture northwards into the tropical forests and do scuba diving along the great...
2006-10-07
elo elo, aaah the joy of ADSL! I've now updated and uploaded a whole bunch of photos from the south tropics... [see link in side bar of blog] Fiji and Aukland are not uploaded yet because I cant...
2006-10-04
well, what a totally weird experience in Fiji... i ended up seeing the nandi airport 6 times in the space of 4 days! i think i know this airport by heart now.. ;)
2006-10-03
so here i am in fiji, mix some aboriginals, indians and lots of [big] sharks in ramajag shacks, and you get fiji... ive been on a wonderful car share with some lovely people from england + walter,...
2006-10-01
Hello again! So here i am in Fiji, wow, what a world apart from where i've been the last week... Aitutaki is a huge expansive lagoon, utterly beautiful in a similar lagoon to the beauty of the lagoon...
2006-09-27
rain rain rain... a time for inward perspectives and a good book [and some internet] some photos have been uploaded, though not nearly all of them, still more than 40 tahiti shots i want ot upload,...
2006-09-24
one other thing which happened at burningman was i met an expert into the chakras, i've been interested in chakras for a while now, ever since i had about 5 of them open over the course of a few...
2006-09-23
a handful of coral sand ruffles in your hands' warm clasp,the rolling sound of waves spins air in gentle folds along your cheek,the soft caress of layered pristine sands press gently beneath your...
2006-09-19
Hello Again! So, the last few days have been unlucky... There are many stories to tell, its a shame i don't have a better connection here. I'd also love to upload scans from my journal as the artwork...
2006-09-15
Hello! well, here i am in the pacific, there is no wifi, no adsl : only satelite internet access, so no pictures can be uploaded and my time is on line is hence very limited. A proper summary of my...
2006-09-09
Hello again! Ok recovered now from burningman...:-) So how was the second half of my California adventure?
2006-09-04
Phew! ok, reality? huh? erm... Recovery period is in effect. Burningman... how does one summarize the experience? Well I was there for 7 days, and it had been 4 years since I had been there... Day 1...