The Worst Travel Stench July 2nd 2020 I was reading a book, and came across this rather colorful description of a stinky situation. I am sure each of us has a story that may top this one. But here you go: This is from Tim Moore in his book, "The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold" as he cycled along the old Iron Curtain, in a Russian shopping bicycle with only two speeds. "After 1700 km of odorless, aseptic Finland, my nostrils were ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Saint Petersburg Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
Instead of a long discourse on where I have been, how about I ask you to read something I have written that might interest you. And likewise, please share with me some of your best adventures and thoughts?
People ask, where is your favorite place? Two actually, the Amazon rainforest, and Angkor complex in Siem Reap. But then again, I enjoy many places, having been to all fifty of our United States. I love our National Parks.
I don't count places, but I do count experiences and friends. ... full info