A poem I wrote about a dark experience tasting a fruit that is illegal to eat in some locations.
Roughnecking in the oilfields can be dangerous even when you are careful and safety conscious.
Flip-flopping for over 20,000 miles and several countries. A tragedy.
Thoughts on Christmas and commercialization of the season.
Working remotely has become necessary in my ways. This article talks about how I've been working remotely for 20 years.
A list of 11 songs that will get you thinking about being back on the water if you aren't already there!
A day in the life of a traveler in Cartagena. Visiting places like this never grows old.
Otres Beacch is a wonderfully relaxing place to stay when you go to Cambodia.
Decided to share some of the images I have in my collection in an article on Medium. They are examples of what I saw as I circumnavigated the globe. I hope you like them. https://medium.com/@mraymus/ocean-shots-images-from-circumnavigating-the-globe-cb70198f9903?source=friends_link&sk=f380afb8afc739f45c9a327b31622c92 If you can't get to the link shared above, try this one: https://medium.com/@mraymus/ocean-shots-images-from-circumnavigating-the-globe-cb70198f9903?source=friends_link&sk=f380afb8afc739f45c9a327b31622c92 Thanks for following along on the adventure. … Continue reading Ocean Images: Many More To Come
An article about remembering things from your childhood and the challenge it is when loved ones die and you no longer have them available to help you remember.
Where did quarantines begin? Read this article to see how it got started and how it was named from the word quarantino, which means 40.
While visiting St Helena in the middle of the Atlantic, I got the chance to swim with Whale Sharks after trying to swim with them for 2 years and 20,000 nautical miles.
Going south through the Bahamas, we stopped at Farmer's Cay and waited out a 10 day storm.
On a day trip to Nosy Be, Madagascar, I realized that human trafficking and sex tourism were quite common.
Traveling through the Bahamas, we got stuck in the Andros Island Harbor. Made for an interesting day.
In 2010 I traveled to Haiti with a team of medical professionals. This article looks back at that adventure as well as explains why Haiti and I are connected.
An article I wrote about my post-travel depression as I attempt to get back in the groove of the daily grind.
I've been doing a bit of driving since my circumnavigation completion in Panama. Come see what I've been up to.
I have been skeptical about staying at hostels for years. This hostel stay changed everything.
My last passage to complete my circumnavigation was relaxing and enjoyable with 11 other people.