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100,000 hits

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

I haven’t posted in a long time but I thought I should mark this milestone. The blog has now received over 100,000 hits. This has been slow in coming since I don’t update the blog regularly anymore. For those that are interested. I am still working at Ikaria in Port Allen. I am planning on going to  Yellowstone in October and then fly to Portland. From there I will take Amtrak back home via Los Angeles. I have done the Chicago to Portland route and wanted to complete the square. My longer term plan for this blog is to try to build my on website and move this blog over to it. As for as big exciting trav.el plans. Yellowstone is it for this year. Next year who knows

Pre Peru

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Tomorrow I leave for Peru for two weeks. I have packed my bags and am ready to go. Hopefully I will have better luck on this trip than my one to Atlanta earlier this week. (Wavy lines, dissolve to white, flashback) [read on]

Job Found

Thursday, June 19th, 2008
After leaving my sister's home in late May, I spent a week in Oregon and Washington catching up with family. From there I flew back to New Orleans where I was met at the airport by my parents who I ... [Continue reading this entry]

Trip Thoughts and Frequently Asked Questions

Thursday, May 15th, 2008
Since my return to the US, I have been asked some questions mulitple times so I thought it would make a good blog topic to answer them. 1. What was you favorite place? This question gave me a lot of trouble. First and ... [Continue reading this entry]

Trip Statistics

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008
For those interested in such things, I have decided to write a page with some statistics about my trip. Hopefully some will be useful to someone and some will probably just be odd but here they are anyway.  1. Trip Costs: ... [Continue reading this entry]

Iceland: Part Two

Sunday, May 4th, 2008
Day 8 in Iceland dawned bright, but windy. I packed the car and continued my trip east. The drive today was dominated by the icefield of Vatnajokull. This is the biggest icefield in Europe. It stretches for 150 km along ... [Continue reading this entry]

Iceland: Part One

Sunday, May 4th, 2008
The Norrona sailed out of Torshavn harbor at 5:00 pm sharp. After checking in, I went to find my cabin on deck 6. I was happy to discover that this time I had a cabin to myself. After plopping down ... [Continue reading this entry]

Faroe Islands

Monday, April 21st, 2008
The Faroe Islands have got to be the most unusual place (terrain wise) that I have seen on my trip. Not only is the complete and utter lack of trees striking enough (even deserts have small shrubs, but not here) ... [Continue reading this entry]

Denmark The land of the Vikings

Monday, April 14th, 2008
After saying goodbye to Brian and his roomate, I took the last train of the night to Charles de Gaulle Airport. When I arrived, I had to go to all the terminals before finding out from which one I would ... [Continue reading this entry]


Monday, April 7th, 2008
My flight to Paris took off on time, but the pilot thought he was driving a fighter jet and took us up to cruising altitude with a steep ascent and lots of stomach churning drops (reverse for the descent.) As ... [Continue reading this entry]