WE ARE IN HONG KONG! We kept saying as we walked down the streets through the throngs of people, amid towering skyscrapers.
There are some places on Earth that are changing or disappearing at an alarming rate.
Today, (October 7, 2015), I leave for Mexico. While researching my trip, I had a difficult time finding travel blogs or articles about destinations off the beaten path. The internet is full of stuff about beaches and tours, all-inclusive resorts and cruises.
We call them “National Geographic Moments.” They are the times we get to experience a unique and exotic culture, something you see in the pages of the iconic magazine but never expect to see in real life.
In the developing world they lack many things like clean water, infrastructure, stable governments and pizza delivery. But the one thing as a foreigner that drives me crazy is a lack of small bills or change.
Ethics. Shyness. Anxiety Disorders. Religious Discrimination. Confrontation. Fear. Self-Confidence. These were some of the topics discussed in the comments section on this blog over the last two weeks, which you might think is strange for a blog about travel and photography.
This is part III of 49 reasons I love Alaska, the 49th state. If you aren’t exhausted after reading the first 32 reasons, thank you for your loyalty.
Alaska, the 49th state, has been my adopted home the last eleven years.