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
Baeza - Like a Tuscan Hill Town in Southern Spain - Apr 14, 2015
Like its slightly larger neighbor Ubeda, Baeza as observed today is largely a product of the Renaissance despite much earlier routes. The two towns are, in fact, so rich in almost purely Rena...
Ubeda - The Cradle of the Renaissance in Spain - Apr 14, 2015
Ubeda and Baeza are two small cities in Jaen Province about 30 miles from Jaen, an easy trip by bus. They have nicknames along the lines of “The Cradle of the Renaissance in Spain”...
Jaen - Olive Oil Center of the Universe - Apr 13, 2015
I rose early in terms of Spanish time for my 9:06 A.M. train to Jaen. The trip was mostly through attractive farmland that makes Spain such a significant agricultural producer and beggar for ...