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
Chichicastenango - Guatemala's Greatest Market - Jan 31, 2016
Described as being one of the highlights of any visit to Guatemala, the Thursday and Sunday market in the town of Chichicastenango is the largest indigenous market in Central America, somethi...
Antigua - Guatemala's Historic Original Capital - Jan 16, 2016
My trip from New Jersey to Guatemala was rather uneventful. Plane travel itself has become just a hassle rather than an adventure, and when you can do a trip entirely within one day the travel does...
Volcano #7 - San Pedro, View Over Lake Atitlan - Jan 28, 2016
Lake Atitlan is sometimes called the world's most beautiful lake, the massive caldera of a volcanic eruption that is set at an altitude of about 5,000 feet and is surrounded to the steep walls of t...