Category: Countries

A bus ride to perspective

When explaining my reason for travelling to South America, I often told folks that I was looking for a new perspective on the world. I wanted to see how my life in one of the world’s most expensive cities compares to those in developing countries.  Yesterday, during our bus ride to Ica/Huacachina, my window provided …

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Inca Kola tastes like magic.

Of course, this statement is based on my personal opinion of what magic would taste like. In this case you take bubblegum, add sugar, carbonation, and a food dye that makes it look like nuclear river water, and BAM… Inca Kola. Every adult who, like myself, was deprived of sugar-based cereals as a a child …

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Pre-Vacation Vacation

What better way to prepare for three months of lounging around than to take a week-long vacation where all you do is lounge around? No need to answer… For the past four summers my family time at the Gray Eagle Lodge has been cut short by my job. Ultimately, going “radio silent” for a week …

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Adiós San Francisco

After 3 ½ years with MKTG, my final day came and went on September 1st. It was bittersweet as my traveling freedom had finally arrived, but the reality that I would not get to see some of my favorite people each day began to set in.  At the risk of sounding overly sentimental, I’ve felt …

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