100 Original Trails, For The Fourth Time

November 2021 Skidaway Island (Savannah, Georgia), Priest's Landing Trail Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (Hardeeville, South Carolina), Kingfisher Pond Loop Cumberland Island National Seashore (St. Mary's, Georgia), Nightingale and Parallel Trails Hunting Island State Park (Beaufort County, South Carolina), Lagoon and Maritime Forest Trails December 2021 Parque Metropolitano Guang├╝iltagua, (Quito, Ecuador), various trails Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve … Continue reading 100 Original Trails, For The Fourth Time

In the Trenches

Although I associate Vietnam more with tourism and digital nomads than with war, unlike my dad, it's still impossible to not think about the war while you're there. American troops withdrew from Vietnam only six years before I was born, so I'm old enough to have grown up feeling its impact on American culture and … Continue reading In the Trenches

I See White People Everywhere

When I told my dad I was going to Vietnam on vacation, he couldn't believe it. As someone born in 1950 and coming of age during the height of the Vietnam War (though luckily never having to serve), he was baffled that the country was friendly toward American (and all Western) tourism. I can see … Continue reading I See White People Everywhere