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Border guards force US citizen to unlock his NASA-owned work phone

Sidd Bikkannavar, an engineer with NASA, flew out of the US on January 15, when Barack Obama was still the president.

He flew back on January 30, a week into the administration of  Donald Trump and four days after the issuance of an executive order restricting travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries. 1,006 more words


A Difficult Question

‘Oh would you look at all those dinky little roads Faye-bomb? I bet it’s super dooper quiet down there…’

Faye and I are pouring over the map and planning our assault on the ‘lake district’ area of Chile. 805 more words


Border Crossings

Hello all!! Happy February!

So I was inspired to look back over my various border crossings of my past travels and do a blog post about it as I got talking to a girl on… 1,367 more words


Waterfalls, Glacial Lakes and River Rides

Our hard won, slightly bumbling, battle to re-enter Argentina is well worth the effort. After thanking the biker gang profusely for the offer of joining them for dinner (with or without meat, and or vegetables), we decide it’s still early in the day (4pm) and that’ll we’ll push on for a few more hours yet. 413 more words


The border, history, broken hitch and women's march

Moving north from the land of the Cochimi in central Baja; to the Apache in southern Arizona; Navajo and Hopi in the Four Corners and newly created Bear’s Ears, and over to old Comanche lands in southern Colorado before finally making north to the Arapahoe lands and home to Boulder. 243 more words


La Paz to Lake Titicaca

La Paz, Bolivia 

After several weeks studying Spanish in Sucre, it was time to be on the move again. We travelled on to La Paz, Bolivia’s largest city and the highest capital in the world. 1,013 more words


The Crossing - Baja expedition

South – the direction of the summer sun, the direction of the cold-season migration. South from Boulder just as the year turns over and the political season turns over even more. 411 more words