Posts in Category: Adventure

An adventure like no other

Posted by on Aug 2, 2015 in Adventure | No Comments
An adventure like no other Today marks 6 months since I began this crazy adventure I am on. I only just realized this when I was reviewing my budget to find I’ve spent $47.95 a day over the past 182 days. Hurray for being on target! I have met wonderful locals and travelers alike, who’ve greeted me with kindness, friendship, …
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30 years later

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015 in Adventure, Thailand | 6 Comments
30 years later A world away In 1984, the year I was born, my grandfather traveled from the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in eastern Tennessee to Chiang Mai, Thailand’s largest northern city, to learn from and mentor a young pottery business. My grandfather, Douglas Ferguson, was an accomplished potter and had founded a well-regarded studio with …
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Exciting change of plans

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in Adventure, Thailand | No Comments
Exciting change of plans I have something to confess. I am taking a temporary break from my whirlwind trip. Only 4 months in, I have found something to slow me down and cement me in one place for the next two months.

Franz Josef Glacier

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in Adventure, New Zealand | One Comment
Franz Josef Glacier As we piled into the chopper, a slight hint of anxiety welled up in me. I was about to join 7 other people in a tiny helicopter on a flight to the massive Franz Josef Glacier.

Queenstown adventures and new friends

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Adventure, City Guide, New Zealand, Video | 4 Comments
Queenstown adventures and new friends Queenstown I came to Queenstown for the same reason so many others do. It is called the adventure capital of New Zealand and one could argue, one of the top in the world. If it feeds your adrenaline rush you can probably do it in Queenstown. Bungy jumping, parasailing, paragliding, mountain biking, jet boating, zip …
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