Travel Advent Dec. 5: My Second Worst Poop Experience

This is by no means my worst poop story, but it was certainly the scariest.Lost somewhere in Northern Borneo exploring a Sun Bear preserve in the early hours of the morning, nature called and she rang her bell-like a bullhorn. Off to the tropical bathroom I went, sporting my long adventure pants that make the… Continue reading Travel Advent Dec. 5: My Second Worst Poop Experience

Travel Advent Dec. 4: Skinwalkers

I have an irrational fear of skin walkers. What's a skin walker, Carter? Sit your mamby pampy pampers down and find out. Skin walkers are ancient spirits or sorcerers that inhabit the bodies the souls of those they steal. They can shape shift, and kind of work in a zombie kind of fashion — as… Continue reading Travel Advent Dec. 4: Skinwalkers

Travel Advent Dec. 3: For the Love of Yerba

I like to drink and occasionally smoke from time to time: but I can kick these poor habits quite easily if needed. There is, however, one addiction I can not and will not kick: the bitter yerba mate that has filled my veins continually for the past 10 years. Just writing about it now makes… Continue reading Travel Advent Dec. 3: For the Love of Yerba

Travel Advent Dec. 2: Finishing Books on Trains

I've spent a lot of time on trains or buses these past years, and several of those journeys have aligned with the momentous occasion of finishing a great book. The plot line has closure, the characters have long reached their apex and fulfilled their path, yet I am still on my journey. I always turn… Continue reading Travel Advent Dec. 2: Finishing Books on Trains

Travel Advent Day 1: Alcohol and Travel

Last month I thought long and hard about what Advent Calendar to buy myself for this festive month. Advent calendars make the dark cold Danish winters just a bit more livable. In the spirit of Christmas, I decided I'd try giving an advent rather than receiving one. So every day leading up to the 25th,… Continue reading Travel Advent Day 1: Alcohol and Travel