Amman should be your base when you visit Jordan as there are many worthwhile day trips within reach of Amman. Choose a day trip to Jerash, the Dead Sea, Madaba among others. Easy access by bus, tour or rental car. Not to mention Amman is actually a cool city to explore.
Jordan is amazing and no it is not just Petra. There is the amazing float on the Dead Sea; the dark nights and red sandy days in Wadi Rum Desert; the Camels, Bedouins, Nabataeans, Romans, Greeks and much more. Worth every travelers time is this safe Middle Eastern country called Jordan.
The long awaited Chicago Marathon of years past. My 3rd of the World Marathon Major races, 9th marathon overall and the journey it took to get there.
Old kingdoms, capitals, ruins and temples of Sri Lanka. Polonnaruwa or Anuradhapura? Which to see with little time? and Why they are worth visiting?
As local of a guide to Seattle as you will get. Come visit my hometown in Washington State and stop missing out on the best of the US.
Exploring Ethiopian Orthodox religion and churches in the vast land of Ethiopia in East Africa. From Lalibela for Christmas to other rock-hewn churches.
Driving around Oman to see as much of this amazing Middle East, Asian, country as I could. From Castles and Forts to Desert, Mountains, Wadis and Sea.
Bikepacking Southern Italy from Matera to Alberobello. Great Italian gems discovered here while cycling. Pulgia, Italy
A spontaneous trip to Soviet style Minsk, Belarus to meet up with a friend for 24 hours. It was the best decision ever!
World Cup Football in Russia 2018. Attended a game in St. Petersburg. the city, the energy, the language and the world stage of sports.
Visit to Guyana with Kaieteur Falls and border fun in Nieuw Nickerie. A unique trip to the exotic and little known old Dutch colony of Suriname in South America and it´s neighbor Guyana.