Who’s Up For A Good Walk To Kick Off 2023? One of my New Year’s resolutions is to hike even more than I have in the past few years, and what better way than the world’s longest hike? Grab some… Read More ›
Travel writer Paul Theroux
Exploring Life In “Moundsville” — New PBS Documentary Shared By Rust Belt Girl
This reminds me of a post I wrote in October 2016, when I was in rural Oklahoma and saw small towns dying all around me – and it made me realize why certain parts of America feel left behind…you can… Read More ›
Exploring The World – By Train! From Tibet To Siberia! Riding The Orient Express!
Welcome To “The Roof Of The World!” This unbelievable image is from Lhasa, Tibet. This area in central Asia, which includes Mt. Everest, is known as the “roof of the world.” I just read a book that took me on… Read More ›
Exploring Patagonia – By Train And Motorcycle! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Paul Theroux – And Ewan McGregor!
Who’s Up For A Train Trip Like This? As always, legendary Travel Writer Paul Theroux was, and the trip was one of his greatest ever. Here’s how they set it up: “Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station… Read More ›
Stretch Your Legs – With The World’s Longest Walk! Fourteen Thousand Miles So Let’s Get Moving! Here’s The Map!
Time To Take A Walk! In the mood for a good long walk?? A REAL LONG WALK? Well, grab some new tennis shoes because Popular Mechanics recently shared a post by Interesting Engineering – with what’s thought to be the… Read More ›
A Peek “Behind The Beautiful Forevers”! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has The Harrowing Story Of Life In A Mumbai Slum!
Life, Death And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity! I wanted to share an amazing, although sobering, book about a way of life you probably could never imagine – as the Author describes here: “Abdul grabbed a fresh shirt and flew…. Read More ›
Living Stranded At Sea! Families Adrift In The Ocean Due To Covid-19!
An Incredible Life At Sea! Leslie and Andrew Godfrey were living the life: adventures at sea, exploring the world and sharing with everyone on social media. But, as CNN reports, their last trip has changed their life forever: “While 38-year-olds… Read More ›
Some Positive News In The Fight Against The Coronavirus! Best Ways To Practice “Social Distancing!”
While the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis continues, there are signs that we are fighting back. Most of us are “sheltering at home” now, which will help mitigate the spread of the virus. And Scientists around the world are racing to find… Read More ›
Stay At Home And Read A Book! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Great Reading Options!
With many of us “sheltering at home” for the next few weeks, I wanted to share some terrific books to take your mind off the troubles we are facing…this Wednesday Bookmobile offers books on travel, food, history, pulp fiction and… Read More ›
A Very Dangerous “Middle Finger” Travel Adventure! Wednesday’s Bookmobile Has The Shocking REAL “Treasures Of The Sierra Madre!”!
Want To Visit The Legendary “Sierra Madre”? Imagine a journey back in time to some of the most serene, secluded and untapped beauty in the world…a land that time forgot… These mountains in northern Mexico are untouched by time…almost. Because… Read More ›