Tag Archive 'rafting'

Oct 23 2008

October 21-23: The Goddess of Destruction

Published by under The Great Outdoors,Travel

Day One At our rafting company’s 8 a.m. rendezvous at the Busy Bee Café, I found it odd that the Nepali guides kept asking if we were sure we had enough rum. Once enclosed in the bus I realized that at least one had enough last night, judging from the toxic breath. Our bus (a […]

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May 08 2008

Big Yellow Chicken

Published by under Animals,Travel

“That cow has a decent medial suspensory ligament.” That’s what Lulu told me the other day as we walked past the dairy barn. If that weren’t confirmation enough that my education dollars are well spent, she just sent me this photo that she took during class today. Speaking of farm animals, I decided against doing […]

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May 07 2008

Myanmar/Burma Disaster

Published by under Travel

I got this e-mail from MoveOn: “CNN is now reporting that up to 100,000 people have died from the cyclone that hit Burma. The scale of this disaster is hard to even imagine, and relief is urgently needed. So we wanted to pass along this email from our friends at Avaaz.org (the global online progressive […]

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