Archive for August 2013

Food & Drink: Campicurean

So it may soon be too cold to pound a tent stake through the topsoil, but I’m always thinking about camping season. The best thing about it for me; the food.  I’m not talking hot dogs on a stick or popcorn, no.  Our camping trips are a gourmet showdown of the highest order. Making really,…

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Travel Blog: Taking a Chance in Cuba 2010

It started with a baseball cap.  And led to a cozy evening in the home of a Cuban family, sharing beer and watching baseball on a vintage black and white TV, before a soldier appeared at the door, dressed for battle.  But I’m ahead of myself.  The ball cap…. Havana’s Artisan Market is a maze…

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Travel Blog: Adventures & Explosions in Egypt and Jordan

With the situation in Egypt this week, it’s been reminding me of the trip I took there (and to Jordan) many years ago.  I had a great time, met lovely, friendly people and really immersed myself in the history and culture.  I kept a travel journal in the form of e-mails home.  Here they are…

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