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Year In Photos: 2016

Year in Photos: 2016 So, I know it has been a little quiet around here, but that’s just because I’ve been having a fantastically awesome year with not a lot of time left over for personal projects and especially this blog. Never fear, though, as I’ve been taking photos all the while; and while it … Continue reading »

Categories: Chile, China, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Travel Words, USA | Tags: , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Skiing in Kyrgyzstan: An Overly-Thorough Guide

Skiing in Kyrgyzstan: An Overly-Thorough Guide Skiing in Kyrgyzstan – it doesn’t get a lot of international press, not nearly as much as it should. Kyrgyzstan isn’t necessarily the easiest place to spend winter, and for many I think dreams of Thai beaches and southern-hemisphere summer are often top of mind. While all the snow and ice … Continue reading »

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#VisitJyrgalan – Backcountry Skiing in the Tien Shan

#VisitJyrgalan – Backcountry Skiing in the Tien Shan   There’s something special, I daresay sacred, in the quiet of a bright winter morning. A silence that seems to stretch for miles, disturbed only by the faraway call of a lone bird or melting ice crashing to the ground. It’s a feeling that stretches across all the … Continue reading »

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Buzkashi and Kokpar – The Central Asian Horse Game

Buzkashi and Kokpar – A Traditional Central Asian Horse Game “Central Asian Dead Goat Polo” For many foreigners I think the game of Buzkashi is THE stereotypical ‘Central Asia’ image. As far back as Rambo III’s premiere in 1988, where Sly Stallone joins in a game of Buzkashi deep in the heart of Afghanistan, this … Continue reading »

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New Vagabundo Magazine – Comment to Win a Lifetime Subscription!

New Vagabundo Magazine! After a long and adventure filled hiatus, everybody’s favorite Adventure Travel magazine Vagabundo is back with a new issue on Jan 29! I’ve been writing occasionally as a contributor for  Vagabundo, and  Editor @BrendanVanSon has offered  three Lifetime Subscriptions of the magazine to give away!

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Dubai Yellow Boat Tour: A Quick Thrill Ride

Dubai Yellow Boat Tour Sometimes as I’ve been shooting as a photographer on all these guided tours, one of the things I go in expecting to be somewhat boring actually ends up being quite a good time. When I was reading the description for the Yellow Boat Thrill Ride with GetYourGuide, I sort of expected it to … Continue reading »

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Desert Safari: Egypt

Life is strange, sometimes, working as a freelancer. One day I’m in small-town Netherlands leading a bunch of 5th graders through windmills and then bam, two weeks later, I’m chasing an amateur racer top speed through the Egyptian  desert on a 4-wheeler. This was perhaps my single favorite experience in Hurghada, actually, though in total … Continue reading »

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