Author Archives: Agingadventurer

About Agingadventurer

I have now visited over 100 Countries and hope to add at least 5 every year.

Suriname Embraces its Melting Pot of Cultures and Peoples

Like Guyana, the path to independence was a difficult one due to colonization, civil uprisings, and the influx of people who were brought to the country as indentured servants or slaves. With this mix of cultures there are probably very … Continue reading

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Guyana is Much More than the Jonestown Massacre

The first thing the local guides have to address is the tragedy that happened over 40 years ago. It took place in a remote area in the Northwest and certainly is not why I would recommend you go visit Guyana! … Continue reading

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ABC’s of Traveling the Guianas

With airplanes, boats and cars one can actually see all three of these countries (French Guiana is actually a Republic) in a week!  Luckily I discovered a travel agency called “Travel the Guianas” that not only made this possible but … Continue reading

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Big Toe and the Jam

Seriously? That was the name of the band playing at a local pub and listed as a “thing” for us to do after the Gala Dinner at my 50th College Reunion! I have to admit I happily skipped that particular … Continue reading

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The Lounge Experience

My last trip was most notable for the time spent in airports between flights.  First I had 12 hours at JFK and then 6 hours in AMS.  So, two days to get there! I was looking forward to seeing the … Continue reading

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Cyprus Off-Season

When I was in Lebanon a few years ago I was surprised how close I was to Cyprus.  Had I  done my research I would have visited at that time.  As I love Mediterranean food and climate I decided to … Continue reading

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Our Expedition Followed Early Exploration

Before my trip, Swoop Travel suggested I read “South: The Story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition” and I followed that up by watching  PBS’s “Chasing Shackleton”.  I wasn’t sure if I should be frightened or excited to sail those waters!  The … Continue reading

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