Modernnomad67's Traveler Profile
- Economist and Adventurer
- New York City
- Favourite movie
- Saving Private Ryan, Melancholia, Uranus, Usual Suspects
- English, Math, and an old West Flemish dialect
- Interests and hobbies
- Travel, Skiing, Hiking, Weight Training, Camping, Cooking, Writing, Art, History, Anthropology, Architecture
- One thing I want to do before I die
- See the world - all of it.
- Favourite book
- Foucault's Pendulum
- My friends describe me as
This is an overland trip I took between March and August 2007 from Europe to China through the Baltics, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia.
Silk Road 2006: Overland From London to Beijing
This blog covers an overland trip I did from March to July of 2006 between London and Beijing through Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, and Central Asia
American Travels 2006 - 2007: A Few Short Trips Near Home
This blog covers a few short trips I took in the United States in 2006 and 2007 - Philadelphia, Adirondacks, Chicago, and New York.
Recent Entries by Modernnomad67
Sagres - Continental Europe's Southwestt Point - May 15, 2015
In the morning I continued south from Odeceixe, mostly a short distance inland but with many detours to viewpoints along the coast. Although technically part of the Algarve, the southernmost ...
Southwest Portugal's Stunning Costa Vicentina - May 14, 2015
From an industrial port city named Sines with a big oil refinery and tall smokestacks of other industries, the west-facing Atlantic Coast all the way to Sagres and Cape Saint Vincent is part ...
Evora - Medieval Gem of the Alentejo - May 13, 2015
It was forecast to get close to 100*F for my day in Evora. I plan most of my travel in terms of times of year to visit places precisely to avoid being exposed to that kind of weather. Of cour...