Monthly Archives: February 2012

Costa Rican Monkey (Photo of the Day)

Costa Rican Monkey

Where: Montezuma, Costa Rica I was having breakfast and thinking about the day I’d soon be spending at the Montezuma beach when, all of a sudden, this cute monkey showed up and began to play. I must admit that I enjoyed watching the show; it’s not everyday that I get to see a monkey swinging…

7 Reasons Why I Didn’t Go to Haiti

Consultation with Dominican authorities re: possible Haiti trip

A few days after arriving in the Dominican Republic, on my recent trip, I felt a sudden urge to visit Haiti. It was right there, after all. Especially when I was in a village near Mao, just one hour or so from the border. It was mostly one place that I was interested in, up…

Saying Goodbye—and Why It’s So Hard This Time #travel #Indonesia #Sumatra

It’s morning and I’m sitting on the porch, sipping my coffee and eating bakwan (fried vegetables[more]

6 Offbeat #Travel Experiences I’ve Had in Sumatra, #Indonesia

I tend to have some offbeat/quirky experiences wherever and whenever I travel. And here in Sumatra, [more]

Newlyweds at Sumatran #Wedding (Photo of the Day) #Indonesia #travel #ngtradar

The Sumatran newlyweds in the photo below, just married a few days ago, had a typical and traditiona[more]

Village in Sumatra, Indonesia (Photo of the Day)

Today’s photo I shot right here in Payakumbuh, the village where I’m staying in Western [more]

Teaching English in Sumatra, Indonesia: The Unexpected Gifts

Yesterday, I was full of emotion as I presented a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) work[more]