Surprises in Limbo: A True Story of Entering Iran Illegally

Surprises in Limbo: A True Story of Entering Iran Illegally

Four soldiers stand impassively, their rifles indicating that negotiation is not an option. They guard the border to Turkmenistan. The general is particularly stern, his plump belly straining out of an old uniform, his fierce gaze forcing me to turn around. Behind me...
You Have to See The View from Guatape, Colombia

You Have to See The View from Guatape, Colombia

I took a day tour to Guatape in April of 2014. There were six travellers including myself plus the tour guide. We travelled by van which was comfortable. The tour cost 60,000 COP, which was reasonable since it included breakfast, lunch, and a few sightseeing spots.  ...
My New Love of Photography

My New Love of Photography

I never thought I would have a love of photography. I received my Canon Rebel T5i less than a year ago. The main reason I wanted to get into photography was to improve my travel photos with HDRI. I wanted to remember my travel experience and show them to my friends...
Searching for Beautiful Colombian Women to Dance With

Searching for Beautiful Colombian Women to Dance With

It was a warm Medellin night. My Dutch friend Gerard and I didn’t like the nightclub we were in. It didn’t have many people – just a dark, empty space with Spanish music. We left looking for another place. We saw a group of four or five party-goers heading down the...