so I am left hanging... and it seems some of my favourites have stopped blogging... anyone else know of people who seem to have disapeared?
Where are we now
Banchory to the Bosphorous
hopefully they are just taking a long break
Sean and Shannon
There are more but this is a few that come to my mind.... maybe it gets hard blogging on the road.... but you cant leave your fans hanging half way through!!
any others that you want to finish the story of their trip?
Le_flow, sasha, aspiring_nomad.....
definately le flow, but since he only blogs once a month i forgot about him but it has been a while!! I love his too
I think there are here two well different types of travel-bloggers. The first, most common type is represented by a guy/girl/couple taking a few months off (sometimes a whole sabbatical year) from work/university, getting themselves a RTW ticket and blogging about that trip from beginning to end. Within this category there are hardly any "Missing in Action".
Then there is the second kind, the bedreddin
(or even Marcoelitaliano
) type, which is mainly made of people who just travel around with neither fixed plans nor schedules. In this case the trip can last (and usually does) a lifetime and going on blogging forever can be... hard. I would love too to read more often from people like bedreddin
but I understand that, in cases like these, a few months or even a whole year silence doesn't necessarily means desertion.
I agree with Marco about the different types of bloggers but they are all fascinating to read. I find it saddest when they get home and stop blogging! Bikepacker was one I really liked.
On their home pages, there is a Last Log In date. Apart from Sasha, all of the people mentioned so far in this discussion have logged in in the last few days, even though they didn't post. So they are still out there somewhere. Don't despair yet!
I agree - I had really been enjoying Where are we now.
I always get sad when people's trips end and they just stop blogging cold turkey - I guess I want some sort of epilogue or the occasional "where are they now" entry. I was particularly enjoying Mad Greek's blog, and I want to know what's going to happen next!
Anyone know what happened to Sken like a Ribble Fluke?? He made it to Australia and then just stopped... And does anyone know what Sken like a Ribble Fluke actually means or am I being naive?
Bob, you need to ask Cumberland Sausage
. I believe they worked in the same office. Sken logged in on 19th May, so he is still around albeit mute vis-a-vis Travelblog.
"think there are here two well different types of travel-bloggers. The first, most common type is represented by a guy/girl/couple taking a few months off (sometimes a whole sabbatical year) from work/university, getting themselves a RTW ticket and blogging about that trip from beginning to end. Within this category there are hardly any "Missing in Action"."
Surely you understand the humour?
just saying that some of my favourites havent written in a while,
and who are we to judge what type of travelling it is? As long as people are out their exploring the world - Great....
I must add I do like your blogs chrisafir and have been reading them since you started!
oh, oh, oh, I didn't mean to judge anyone: freedom for all! I was just tryin to find a rational explanation. Which is quite different.
well, can't blame em... can't do two things at a time. Maybe they have to sacrifice writing to give way for a more fulfilling or beneficial activity. =)
Some sad news. Was just looking at a the blog "living the dream" and read one of the saddest things. A young couple who had been travelling for eight months were in a bus crash, and the girl didn't make it. This happened only 3 weeks ago. There are lots of pictures up, and she truely looked like she was having the time of her life....so heartbreaking.
Well this puts a sobering slant on this topic.
I just read through it with tears, very moving, very sad.
What a beautiful girl.
click here living the dream
for their wonderful story
This forum question kind of flopped after the sad news about one of our missing bloggers. After some greiving space I still think it is a worthy topic. I would like to nominate Toolman (aka Tim Taylor) who was biking around the world from England across Europe, Central Asia, China, Tibet, India, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, and South America. His last posting was August 15, 2010 in Bolivia on his way to Paraguay. What happened!?
Well, he last logged in on Feb 26 this year, so he is still around.