I Like Going Places

The Adventures of Alex Vere Nicoll

Phuket Vegetarian Festival of Self-Mutilation

On a small island of Thailand exists a festival that can only be described as mind-blowing. The name is the Phuket Vegetarian Festival where the locals conduct a ceremony to cleanse themselves.  The festival lasts for nine days and the locals abstain from sex, alcohol and meat throughout the entire thing.  During that time a […]

Salar de Uyuni Photos – Largest Salt Flats on Earth

Words.  Sometimes they can be used to paint a picture so vivid and clear they are almost better than a picture.  In Bolivia, home to Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flats on planet earth I couldn’t possibly begin to describe the sheer beauty my eyes were lucky enough to take in for a few […]

Tayrona National Park – Sick In Paradise

When you aren’t feeling good doing much of anything is far from a fun experience.  Especially when it’s the type of sick where your not sure whether the food entrance or exit hole is going to release what I like to refer to as ‘the demon.’  Unfortunately this is a reality when traveling abroad, especially […]

Marlboro Furniture for Kids!!??

One day on a sunny afternoon in the gorgeous high-altitude, adventure Capital of Huaraz, Peru I stumbled upon something that perplexed and slightly disgusted me.  Out of the corner of my eye I noticed a kid’s furniture store with logos painted on them.  First I noticed a car bed with a Ferrari logo painted on […]

Eating a Guinea Pig

Eating an animal that is considered to be a pet in your home country is always a bit strange.  While I’m all about trying new things, I’m generally not scouring the menus of local restaurants in foreign lands searching for kittens, ponies or puppies.  That being said when I found out that Guinea Pig was […]

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