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
Sillustani - Pre-Inca Civilization on the Altiplan - Aug 12, 2013
We were rather late leaving Cusco on Monday morning, a delay that had mostly to do with tour leader Yves having to wait until the post office opened to retrieve a care package from his mommy in Fra...
La Paz - The World's Highest Capital City - Aug 15, 2013
La Paz, or officially La Nuestra Senora de La Paz, is Bolivia's and also the world’s highest capital at around 12,000 feet. Technically speaking Bolivia has two capitals – La Paz and Su...
The Death Road - Cycling the Most Dangerous Road - Aug 16, 2013
One of highlights of a trip to Bolivia I have heard many people talk about over the years is the mountain bike ride down what is known as the "World's Most Dangerous Road", also sometimes called &#...