Travel Photos of 2014

I was really fortunate to experience an abundance of travel opportunities in 2014. This year was particularly special because I did something I’ve never done before: circumnavigate the northern hemisphere. I left Amarillo, Texas, in May and kept traveling eastward until I got back in early July. I had a lot of fun seeing old […]

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A Traveler’s Question: What do they know that I don’t?

I am immensely fortunate to serve on West Texas A&M University’s Study Abroad Committee. It’s so much fun being involved in WT’s efforts to provide students and faculty with educational opportunities outside of the United States. A couple of weeks ago, our Study Abroad coordinator asked if I would write a short essay for the Featured […]

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Trans Mongolian Railway

After our stay in Listvyanka, Russia (see my previous post), my travel partner and I caught a public bus and rode back north to Irkutsk, where we returned to the train station and awaited our departure on the Trans Mongolian Railway. We had a late departure — 10:10 p.m. — so we spent several hours […]

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