Winslow, Arizona - Pt 1 July 26th 2009 On this particular day we woke up with the goal of making it to the Grand Canyon. We planned a couple of stops. One would be at Petrified Forest National Park and of course Winslow, Arizona. Why??? Just so I could stand on a corner in Winslow, Arizona, of course. Vincenzo was a bit mystified about my mission. Hopefully you aren't... ... read more
North America » United States » Arizona » Winslow Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I was sitting in an Irish pub and the crowd was doing singalongs. A friendly chap asked me to stand up and sing and I hesitated. He said to me, "If you don't sing you'll never be one of us. You'll always be just a tourist." So I sang.
I travel to meet the locals and go to the places they hang out for dining, drinking, and fun. I go to be more than just a tourist. Who wants to be treated as "just a tourist?" It is a hell of a lot fun to be more than just that.
In the words of my hero, Anthony Bourdain: "Be a traveller, not a tourist." ... full info