Back at Basecamp: What’s Back at Basecamp?

Tree-lined trail in Maryland.

Greetings, readers and fellow travelers! I hope everyone had a terrific Thanksgiving and enjoyed some holiday time with their families. Maybe some of you were even able to get some light reading in over parades and football games. “Back at Basecamp” is an opportunity for me to touch base with all of you. The last […]

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Freestyle Debauchery: Travel Poll, Y’all!

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Alright, folks. I’d like to get everyone’s opinion on this one via my travel poll: Where should our next trip be? Be warnedโ€”this list will probably change in my head twenty-nine times over the course of the next two months. It’s just what I do; I can’t help myself. But help me narrow it down […]

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Eklutna Cemetery Spirit Houses in Eklutna, Alaska

Today’s hero image features Alaska’s Eklutna Cemetery with its colorful and eerie burial spirit houses. About 25 miles northeast of Anchorage, the village of Eklutna was settled more than 800 years ago and is the oldest inhabited area in the region. Its main attraction is the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church graveyard, which displays an interesting […]

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Out & About Exploring Weird Places

Naturally, I’ll be introducing posts about my own personal travel experiences in the coming days and weeksโ€”where I’ve been, people I’ve met, how I saved funds, how I wasted funds, reliable travel resources… etcetera, etcetera… For today, though, my focus is on what the hell we do with ourselves in the meantime. How about exploring […]

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