I'm an American fortunate to have an international career that has allowed frequent travel and residence abroad. I love to travel, especially longer trips where I can "settle in" to a place and enjoy it like a local. I've been to a lot of countries, starting with Ecuador as a high school exchange student. That country perhaps inspired a love of mountains. Here's a list of the countries I've been to, or major regions within countries:
I love reading and editing Wikitravel and it usually is the first source I turn to when considering travel to a new place. I think it's especially useful for off-the-beaten-path locations and modes of travel.
Future Trips Here's places I'm planning to go to, or would like to go to:
Please feel free to add your comments, positive or negative, to my talk page. Don't expect me to engage in arguments with you - I will not.