All posts filed under: Essays

The Reykjanes Peninsula by John .A. Barrett

Iceland – The Reykjanes Peninsula With my wife Sue, we stand on the southwest edge of Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula, the only place on earth where the mid-Atlantic Ridge is visible above sea level. This, bordering the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, that float on […]


The Road to Zumba by Tim Vincent

When I think to myself that I’ve ‘travelled’ in certain countries, it’s a slightly false feeling. The truth is, wherever I’ve been, I’ve moved through that place along a very thin line. The same can be said for most who’ve travelled. But some of those […]


Volcano Post by James Agombar

Tanna Island, Vanuatu 2011 Many reasons tend to blur together after a while when you ask enough travellers, ‘why are you travelling? What are you looking for?’ I’d been asked this question by many others, many times beforehand. This time, however, I had a solid reason […]

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Montana Dream Workshop by Nils Peterson

I open the shade             to an immense                         Montana early winter morning, White-topped mountains             thrusting up into a soft                         ash-gray, bluish-red sky.             A moose cow and calf –             still almost shadows –             nibbling on the water reeds,             by […]

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