Category Archives: Trippy Trips (On the road and overseas, things to see along the way)

I Went Down To The Crossroads

Quartzsite, Arizona Picture a place where quirkiness is de rigueur and places like Portland, Oregon; South Austin, Texas; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Venice Beach in Los Angeles immediately come to mind, but the unsung bastion of cheerful insanity is undoubtedly … Continue reading

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The Happiest Place In South America

Parque Jaime Duque Tocancipá, Colombia With world travelers like Anthony Bourdain touting the success of Colombia pulling itself up by its bootstraps to become a modern tourist destination, can the Andean paradise be far from gross commercial Americanization? While the … Continue reading

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Looking For Mr. Goodsprings

Pioneer Saloon Goodsprings, Nevada The setting sun paints the Bird Spring range a muted orange as a lone vulture circles overhead; the sedan pulls into the dirt parking area with the only audible sounds being earth crunching under the tires … Continue reading

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Looks Like Muskrat Love

Muskrat, North America The consumption of large rodentia is usually a plot line for a survival drama or doomsday novel, and yet North American native the muskrat has been prized for its fur and meat for centuries. While not a … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Gone Surfin’ – Surfin’ Montréal

Habitat 67 Montréal, Québec, Canada While climbing aboard your calèche along Rue de la Commune in Montréal’s Old Port, you may catch a glimpse of what looks like brownish-grey freight containers hastily stacked about 12 layers high across an artificial … Continue reading

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