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
Belfast - Birthplace of the Titanic - Jul 30, 2015
Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland, the six counties of Ulster Province that remained a part of the United Kingdom after the rest of Ireland received independence in 1921, and a place...
West Belfast - Memories of "The Troubles" - Jul 31, 2015
When I was growing up Belfast was always in the news it seemed, a kind of place that was up there with other B’s like Beirut, Baghdad, and Bosnia, a dangerous place of meaningless secta...
Castle Country in Borders and East Lothian - Jul 28, 2015
I got a late and lazy start from my plush B&B accommodation and morning meal in Jedburgh for a short day in distance terms through the Borders region to the coast and back to Edinburgh. T...