In Search Of The Real Lost World: Scaling Mount Roraima

Monday, January 30, 2012

My trek the top of Mount Roraima was an accidental adventure. Serendipitous? Yes. Rewarding? No doubt about it. However, there were times when I would have given anything to be anywhere other than on that mongrel of a mountain in Venezuela. A table-top mountain or mesa — synonymous with this part of South America — […]

Video: An Unforgettable Flight To The Highest Waterfall On Earth

Thursday, June 9, 2011

It’s been a while since I checked into our “Travel Videos” group on Vimeo and — holy crap! — the group’s closing in on 1,000 members and home to 3,811 videos as of today. Check the group page out now for some great videos and true travel inspiration. Anyway, this week I thought we’d take a look […]

The Expeditioner’s March Travel Photography Contest Winner

Friday, April 2, 2010

Sometimes, things just simply work out. Not often, but sometimes. When this month’s winner, Diego Cupolo, was out on the streets of Caracas, Venezuela, that’s exactly what happened. Here’s how Diego describes this month’s winner: That photo is one of personal favorites from my recent trip to Caracas. Basically, I spotted the old man drinking […]

How To See The Real Venezuela

Friday, February 13, 2009

One night as I was returning to my hostel in Santa Marta, Colombia, I ran into a group of guys from Ireland who had just arrived from Venezuela. “How’d you guys like it?” I asked. “It’s a very beautiful country,” one of the guys responded. “Just avoid Caracas. I never want to go back there […]

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