July 27, 2012

New Mexico Flora – on Lava Bed, Sand Dunes, Mesa and More

Diverse Flora of New Mexico New Mexico isn’t really an ideal place for the plants; at least that’s what I thought. There are several significantly rough geological features in New Mexico, for example, lava bed, sand dunes, 2000 m high […]
July 24, 2012

Road Trip USA 2012 Recap – Facts and Funs

    The grand Road Trip USA 2012 came to the end!   This trip started because of TBEX (Travel Bloggers Exchange, travel blogger conference) in Colorado. Stephen and I left Virginia on 9th of June, and came back 17th […]
July 21, 2012

Taos Pueblo and a Thousand Year Old Adobe Architecture

‘Adobe’ was a strange and a new word for me. ‘Adobe? Isn’t that a company name?’ was my first thought. Oh, the limited knowledge of a second language speaker. adobe |əˈdōbē| noun a kind of clay used as a building […]
July 13, 2012

The Great Sand Dunes are Simply Great

Where do you go when you want to see the sand dunes? The Middle East or Africa? I thought so. But did you know, you can hike one in North America? True, in the Great Sand Dunes National Park in […]
July 10, 2012

Visiting VLA: Contact My Childhood Dream

Have you ever made your childhood dream come true? “So if it’s just us… seems like an awful waste of space.” – Dr. Ellie Arroway, the movie ‘Contact’ It became not only my favorite movie of all time, but also […]
July 2, 2012

Introducing Indian Taco – Frybread and more

Story of the Indian Taco “Victor’s Mom makes the best fry bread in the whole world. Back home on the reservation, we use it in church. It’s like Jesus bread, its walk on water bread.” – Thomas Builds-The-Fire from “Smoke Signals” Thomas […]
June 29, 2012

Aerial View of the Rocky Mountains, USA

It was like watching a documentary; for the two hours of flight from Spokane, WA to Denver, CO. I had a free TV playing Hitch, but I couldn’t concentrate. The weather was perfect the whole way. There was nothing but […]
March 12, 2012

It’s Official: Runaway Juno is Flying to America, for the Second Time

    It’s Official: Runaway Juno is Flying to America, for the Second Time.   “Complete your booking” the button read. So, I did. I clicked to book the one-way ticket to Washington D.C. Which means; Runaway Juno is going […]
November 14, 2011

Dirty History of Casco Bay, Portland, Maine

“The coal dust from the harbor was so thick we had to sweep up the mess every single morning.” Randolph Dominic, Sulkowitch Hardware & Paint Co. Portland, Maine is a port town, and has very characteristic charm. It makes people […]
November 5, 2011

Runaway to Sister’s City: Brookings, South Dakota, USA by Camber Carpenter

  Camber Carpenter, CC, as I call her, and I met in a small hostel in Taipei. One rainy day, I was hanging out at the hostel couch when four girls walked into the door. It was a particularly full day […]
August 21, 2011

Runaway Daily: Day 20 – Hiking my butt off in White Mountains, New Hampshire

Day 19 & 20 – Hiking my butt off in the White Mountains How can I not climb up the White Mountains, when I’m in New Hampshire? The White Mountains is the location of the old man of the mountain, […]
August 16, 2011

Runaway Daily: Day 15 – The Wedding

      Day 15. The Wedding   This road trip was planned around the wedding in New Hampshire. Stephen’s friend Cara’s. Just like I said in the beginning of the Runaway Daily, the first part of the road trip […]