Dundee, a surprising city

We were to camp 2 nights in Carnoustie, but one night of lying on the ground with drunken Scots singing into the wee hours, we opted to find a room.  We lucked out and found a room in Dundee which is about 11 miles from Carnoustie.  After the tournament, we drove into Dundee and checked in.  It was a bit late and we were hungry.  The only place that was open and nearby was a Mexican restaurant.  We served Mexican by a man from Nepal in Scotland.  Honestly, I was so tired I don’t remember what I ate, I just … Continue reading Dundee, a surprising city

Adventure Underway

When I was 6, my family piled into the faux-wood paneled station wagon and drove across the country.  As the youngest of 3, I sat in the rear on the backwards facing seat, essentially seeing everywhere we had just been.  The sound of the highway murmuring beneath the tires and of half frozen ice sloshing around inside the cooler provided my soundtrack of seeing America.  It was during this trip, seeing landscapes so different from the one outside of my bedroom window, that I became a traveler. Now 41, I’ve had some wonderful adventures, but the appreciation for the ones … Continue reading Adventure Underway