Category Archives: Incidents of Travel Past

Do We Have to Go Shoes Shopping?

Last year, when I was on the final leg of my pre-Peace Corps Round-the-World Use All the Points You Acquired While Consulting Before They Expire Tour in Australia, my friends Mel and Kathy decided to take me on a beach … Continue reading

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Machete-Wielding Hitchhikers on Active Volcanoes

My former-but-always-and-forever-in-the-cuadra-of-my-heart site-mate Isabel is traveling through South America at the moment, and reading her blog is bringing back excellent memories of my short time in Ecuador, studying abroad in the winter of 2009. In particular, Isabel was recently in … Continue reading

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Lima

While I was studying abroad in Ecuador, we took a week long trip to Peru, primarily to Cusco and to see Machu Pichu. Ecuador and Peru have an unfortunate history of constant war over their shared border, the most recent … Continue reading

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When North is to the South in Hungary

Before I jump into the story I want you to imagine a dark, dilapidated train station deep behind the Iron Curtain in the 70’s. You’re going to need this mental image later in the story. In May/June 2012 I took … Continue reading

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Stopover in Honolulu

Incidents of Travel Past is still going strong. This time, I get “Lost” on a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles. Yes, Sydney to LAX. In late 2012 I went to Australia for the first time. I spent New Years … Continue reading

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Escape from Cobán

This post is part 4 in a series of posts I am calling Incidents of Travel Past. This post takes us to Cobán in the country of Guatemala in August 2011. May 2011 saw me graduate from college, and afterwards I worked … Continue reading

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My Aegean Odyssey

This post is the third in a series of posts I am calling Incidents of Travel Past. and today I take you to the Aegean Sea, circa 2012. I had been traveling with my friend Steve, but he had to leave … Continue reading

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