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
Zaragoza - Capital of Aragon - July 13 - Jul 13, 2008
Zaragoza is the capital of the region of Aragon and the fifth most populous city in Spain. Situated is a dry flat desert like region of the Ebro Valley, it’s not a city that ranks high ...
Trek Day 11 - Ordesa-Monte Perdido National Park - Jul 10, 2008
Ordesa-Monte Perdido National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site formed of three parts, the separate Ordesa and Anisclo Canyons and Monte Perdido, the third highest peak in the Pyrenees. Si...
Spring Cooking in the Retirement Community - Jun 19, 2016
When I arrived back from my twelve-week trip from Guatemala to Colombia in early April the fruit trees at The Ponds were flowering and the daffodils blooming. It wasn’t so cold as to be...