August 23, 2015

The Leelanau 100 Mile Swim

SWIM

Maybe some of you saw the articles in the Ann Arbor News and Detroit Free Press about Liz Elling’s swim around the Leelanau Peninsula. She is amazing. Within the next few days, this 54 year old woman will be swimming 100 miles around the p...

April 12, 2012

Hello Adventures,

Wow does time fly! (And then it comes to a standstill when I fly.) I am home now and sad I didn’t finish my journal in Nepal. Other travelers I met kept wanting to go to dinner or out for beer. I thought I’d be alone. Oh well.

After trekking in the Ever...

October 8, 2005

Going Greyhound

From my journal

For the first time ever, I left my home on foot to begin my journey over the seas. It was a short walk downtown to the Greyhound bus station. Three close friends and my father joined me for the quarter-mile sendoff trek. It was a chilly fa...

August 30, 2004

We made it to Bamako. Things are very interesting here! A lot to get used to… I like it, I think. We have to be very careful talking to strangers who want to be our guide, etc. Last night in Dakar we, Pushkar and Sasha from Switzerland and I, were surrounded by maybe 4...

May 17, 2004

Hello Adventurers,

Today, May 16, I find myself thinking about Mt. Everest all day. It is the climbing season right now and my good friend and business partner, Pemba Dorjee Sherpa, is on the mountain at this minute. I have learned he reached the summit THIS morning, Ma...

December 30, 2003

 

Monday, October 20, 03

I packed and had breakfast at 10AM. Yum. Soon I was airborne, flying from Kathmandu to India. I landed in Delhi at 2:20 PM. Good Indian food on the flight. Yum.   I was traveling with Susan, who was about to do the Everest trek, Linda from the An...

December 7, 2003

Hello Adventurers,
My trekkers and I had an amazing time exploring the Himalayas. I just returned from Nepal a few nights ago. Any of the past Of Global Interest travelers will be happy to talk to you about their trip. Please do not hesitate to contact them — or me — t...

June 7, 2003

Dear Adventurers,
In case you are looking for something to do these summer days, here are a few free events at the Eighth Street Trekkers’ Lodge for your calendar. You and your friends are invited! Trek or bike or drive over for a tour of the Lodge and a virtual tour o...

April 8, 2003

Dear Adventurers,
I felt the need to take you to Mexico so I’ve attached (below) the journal I kept while visiting the Mayan Riviera in the Yucatan a few weeks ago. Since the political situation in the world is somewhat cold, I thought a little heat, palm trees, crysta...

December 5, 2002

Last E-Mail Adventure Journal IV: The Prison

The following is the last episode of my Fall 2000 Adventure Journal (stories from my travels in Nepal). This happened a few weeks ago in November. After trekking and visiting the rhinos in Chitwan, I was on my own. Joanne...

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