Tales from the Backpack Blog

Paradisus Rio de Oro

Paradise Found

As usual, travel days are always long and tedious.  With an afternoon flight at least I didn’t need to be up at ridiculous o’clock for once.  I spent this morning doing the last minute...

Cuba!

I’ve been humming and hawing over my next couple of trips for a while now.  I want to go everywhere and see everything (if you’re going to dream, dream big I say 😛 ),...

Always with the decisions…

I’ve started planning my travels for 2014, and I am once again stuck with too many choices!  I had been thinking about staying closer to home (in particular the Canadian north), but now I’m...

Inside the Volcano

My last day in Iceland was a busy one.  I was up early to meet the Reykjavik Excursions shuttle bus.  It was a short drive from the hostel to the RE depot.  A quick...