Monthly Archives: May 2010

1st European adventure coming up (Day 601)

Hey good people, here is a quick one from Europe.  After a quick stop in Barcelona, I’m now in Paris.  I’m staying with friends, eating bread and cheese, drinking wine and having a blast.  Next, a few friends and I … Continue reading

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The Shawn World Tour is coming to Europe (Day 593)

You heard it here first.  Somebody call Europe and warn it that I’m coming.  I have really enjoyed my 9 months in South America (and 11 days in Antarctica!), but I am ready for a change of continent.  I am … Continue reading

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More Venezuelean Goodness (Day 593)

After all the trekking and waterfall-watching recently, I am a little tired out.  So, I have been hanging out in some beach towns for a little vacation.  Here are a few more Venezuelean thoughts: Ever wonder where those huge, boat-sized … Continue reading

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Of tepuis and the world´s highest waterfall (Day 589)

In Venezuela you can find these crazy table-top mountains called tepuis.  I have just climbed one called Roraima.  To help put these mountains into perspective, I have consulted my friend The Internet to find a good aerial picture to supplement … Continue reading

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Going through the Guianas (Day 571)

After French Guiana I travelled through the other two little countries that make up the Guianas:  Suriname and Guyana.  I sort of zipped through.  I feel like French Guiana was more action-packed and these two were a little tamer.  But … Continue reading

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