Hawaii Update

I intended to go to Hawaii first so i could get my travel bearings in a place I was familiar with. The last week has been very instructive in how to go about the day-to-day grind of traveling. Things I’ve learned: If you can find a place with free wireless internet access, stay there as …

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Back Online

I have some stable internet for the next two days. I will be off to Volcano National Park for the rest of the day and I should have a good sized update later tonight (or tomorrow morning for most of you). Tomorrow (Saturday), I’ll be up on Mouna Kea for the day looking at telescopes …

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Just Another Day in Paradise

*Complete collection of photos from the day is here. Sunday I had to make a decision as to what I wanted to do first. I figured I that I’m still several time zones off of local time, i might as well make the drive out to South Point (Ka Lae) and see the Green Sand …

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I am not dead

I haven’t posted in a few days, but I’ve been pretty busy. I have lots of photos I uploaded to Flickr. Sunday I went to South Point and the Green Sand Beach. Today I visited Akaka Falls and tomorrow I’m off to Volcanoes National Park. I’ll try to put a post up about my adventures …

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Oh, Hawaii!!

I’m writing this in my room at the Arnott’s Backpacker lodge in Hilo, Hawaii. I’m 3,903 miles as the crow flies from my starting point in Minneapolis and now 5 hours behind CDT (Hawaii doesn’t have or really need daylight savings because of their location closer to the equator). The weather here is, as always, …

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I’m not THAT bald

After I left Dallas, Scott did a comic about me. A lot of people found this site in the last few days, so welcome. I spent the entire day sleeping off whatever it is I have. I feel much better now.

The Train Never Ends

Last night I had dinner with my friend Mike Bietz out here in LA. We went to a restaurant that served insects and we had worms and scorpion on shrimp toast. Honestly, if I hadn’t known that they were insects, I never would have guessed. Before I started to eat however, I really hit a …

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The Amtrak Diaries

April, 9th, 5:15pm CDT, Somewhere between Cleburne and McGregor, TX I’m writing this on the Texas Eagle. Train number 21 out of Dallas en route to San Antonio. They just called for people with 5:15 reservations in the Dining car. I’m sitting in my seat watching the idyllic middle Texas countryside roll by. If you …

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