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Penetrating The Impenetrable Forest

UGANDA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [362]

I am going to really struggle with writing this blog post simply because the experience was indescribable. I don’t think my writing will do it justice but with the help of some really good describing words hopefully I will paint the picture for ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, backpacking, gorillas, once in a lifetime, trekking, uganda

Conversations with Fidel Castro

CUBA | Thu, 5 Dec 2002 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [1205]

Fidel notes: So we’re off to see Fidel!   Lloyd told us that he sometimes speaks for around 6 hours ! Prompt! He apologized for being 3 minutes late! Lloyd introduced President Castro Barbara Walters once said “Castro spoke fondly of ... Read more >

Tags: cuba, fidel castro, once in a lifetime

The best cure for a hangover...

SOUTH AFRICA | Sun, 10 Nov 2002 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [624]

…is 2 PB&J sandwiches and a 5 hour hike up a mountain.   That second night was an interesting one, to say the least!   Katrina, Pat, John and I went wandering around the port area barhopping looking for a cool place to spend the evening.... Read more >

Tags: once in a lifetime, south africa

On Safari!

KENYA | Tue, 29 Oct 2002 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [658]

Going on safari!   I finally get to see if these animals really do exist outside of zoos!   I’ve visited Hiroshima, climbed the Great Wall, photographed Hong Kong at night, lounged on the beaches of Malaysia, visited the Taj Mahal, crossed the equator, ... Read more >

Tags: kenya, on safari, once in a lifetime

The Taj Mahal

INDIA | Thu, 17 Oct 2002 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [1214]

The Taj Mahal is just as spectacular as the postcards say!   We’re told Taj means crown and Mahal means palace, and it really is an architectural wonder.   It is built of native red sandstone covered with white marble; it took 3 years to build ... Read more >

Tags: india, once in a lifetime, taj mahal

The Great Wall!

CHINA | Sun, 22 Sep 2002 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [1015]

The Great Wall is so amazing!  It's surreal to think I was standing on one of the seven great wonders of the world!  To get to the wall itself, you can either take a cable car up or climb 1,000 steps up the mountain.  We made the climb and the the view ... Read more >

Tags: china, once in a lifetime, the great wall

Hiroshima

JAPAN | Mon, 16 Sep 2002 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [1048]

When I hear the word "Hiroshima," I think of a billowing mushroom cloud and the accompanying shock wave devastating everything within reach.  I think of the dead Japanese strewn everywhere.  And after visiting the Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima, ... Read more >

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