By Far, 2017…

By far my most adventurous year to date has been 2017. I traveled to 17 new countries that year. Here’s a look back on the people I met and the places I visited. Sadly, I also lost my cousin that year.

Just Dates?

1979: I was born on the same day, October 9, that historians agree Hanguel, the Korean language, was proclaimed in 1446, which was also the day on which Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara de la Serna was assassinated by Bolivian agents working under the order of the US CIA, in 1967. 1985: I took my first Tae…

Colombo by Tuk Tuks

Sri Lanka — December 22 – 29, 2017 My last journey in 2017 found me in Colombo — the capital of Sri Lanka. I was there to enjoy some time off from work, and visit friends Damith and Craig. To wrap my head around the journey I watched Anthony Bourdain’s Sri Lankan episode of Parts…