Travel Log: New Zealand

Striving towards becoming borderless involves traveling the world. How else can one really experience a culture without visiting?

It has been a great 9 days.

New Zealand is one gigantic National Park!

The scenery and landscape really cannot be properly described — but I will make an attempt to do so as I don’t think that very many people back home will ever get the opportunity to see it for themselves.… [Read more]

Travel Log: Vietnam – The South‏

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We arrived in Saigon on Saturday with a net gain of 5 Aussies; we are now 15 people and this group is very well-organized accomplishing much more than I could have hoped to do alone. The economy is booming; there is new construction everywhere and clearly capitalism rules!… [Read more]

Travel Log: Vietnam – The North

Striving towards becoming borderless involves traveling the world. How else can one really experience a culture without visiting?

Hanoi is bedlam! Motor bikes, bicycles, scooters, cars and trucks all trying to navigate simultaneously with their horns, rules of the road and traffic signals are completely ignored and pedestrian crossings serve no other purpose than to consume white paint.… [Read more]

Travel Log: Cambodia

Striving towards becoming borderless involves traveling the world. How else can one really experience a culture without visiting?

The motor scooter defines Cambodia. Gas is sold by the roadside in 1/2- and 1-liter recycled Coke and Pepsi bottles. Many drivers do not wear helmets and are under 16 years old, both of which are “illegal” but unenforced.… [Read more]

Travel Log: Japan

Striving towards becoming borderless involves traveling the world. How else can one really experience a culture without visiting?

Tomorrow is my last day here and the heat and humidity was definitely my biggest surprise. I travelled throughout the country and everywhere it was over 90 degrees with 70 % humidity. Obviously good preparation for Cambodia where the heat index is forecast to be about 110-115 degrees next week.… [Read more]