We started the following day (May 4) with a lunch at a Chinese restaurant and a brief stop at Nevada's US Postal Office before moving on to the Silver State's southwest. Here, we toured the Hoover Dam, which despite all the lectures and film showings during the tour, all I've managed to recall about it was that it was where the climax of the first "Transformers" movie was set.
Although he lived much of his toddler years abroad in the US and spent his early childhood roaming around the Philippines with his parents, Jay didn't really catch the travel bug until much later in 2006, when he was dragged to a microfinance conference in Thailand. He considers it his first true taste of travel, with his childhood already but a vague, distant memory. Something about being in a foreign place stirred his wanderlust, and his feet have constantly itched since. After graduating with a degree in Multimedia Arts, Jay worked as a news writer, then as a high school teacher. Presently,... full info