Galápagos Touring 101

Bartolomé Island

I recently took an Intrepid tour to the Galápagos Islands. For those of you who don’t know, they’re located about a thousand miles off the Ecuadorian coast in the Pacific Ocean—and famous as the place that Charles Darwin got the idea that we are all descended from chimps. Chuck was in fact so impressed with his […]

Riding The Ghan in Australia

Driving to The Ghan

I wanted to ride Australia’s The Ghan the moment I learned it’s one of the world’s great train rides. And, last October, I had my chance and it was an experience I will never forget. The inaugural journey was in 1929 but the route back then only went from Adelaide to Alice Springs. It wasn’t […]