Monthly Archives: February 2012
All I Really Need to Know I Learned From Traveling Around the World
With all due respect to Robert Fulghum, you can learn a lot more traveling than you can in kindergarten.
Here are some of the things I learned from traveling around the world for five years:
Be patient. You will experience flight delays, screwed up food orders and lost hotel reservations. Take it in stride. I once saw someone in Bali start yelling over what amounted to 10-cents. What was the point?
Live simply. Everything you need you can carry in one bag, maybe two. You have no idea how useless most of the stuff you own is until you are forced to go without it.
Photo Essay – South Africa
In 2010 I had the pleasure of visiting South Africa as a guest of South Africa tourism. I visited the remote Kimberly Region in the North West Province, Cape Town and areas around Johannesburg. I was able to do and see many incredible things including: a live capture on a game farm, get in the water with Great White Sharks, see African Elephants, ride the Blue Train and take my first hot air balloon trip. While it was my first visit to South Africa, it certainly will not be my last. There are so much more of the country I haven’t explored yet.
I hope you enjoy some of the images from my first experience in South Africa.