Category Archives: Travel Stories

First Update on the Trip to Ghana

I have returned to Denver and the trip could not have went any better. To say it was a success would be an understatement. Even to try to explain it in those terms would not give it justice because it … Continue reading

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Ghana on The Amazing Race

Ghana on the Amazing Race: The last two episodes of the US TV show the Amazing Race have been in Ghana, mostly in Accra.  Last weeks show, aired on the 3rd of September, which very hastily showcased some of the … Continue reading

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Everyday South Africans and their bicycles: Bicycle Portriats Part II on Kickstarter

Check out this kickstarter.com project on photographing South Africans and their bikes. Continue reading

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Stories about arriving in new countries

If you are anything like me there are so many thoughts going through your head and emotions reeling through your body when flying to a new country. For me these emotions run from apprehension, to excitement, wanting to get out of the airplane seat, and fears and anxiousness about what awaits (transportation beyond the airport, people meeting you, baggage showing up). It is always interesting to see how all of these emotions match up to the experiences of the first moments in these countries or locations. Here I would like to share some of the experiences that I have had traveling and hope that you will do the same in the comments section. Continue reading

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