Rotarian On The Road

Rotarian On The Road – The Amazon

Rotarian On The Road – The Amazon

Fellow Rotarians, This past week I took a bus out of Quito, Ecuador, traversed the mountainous landscape, and dipped down into the Amazon Basin. I only had a few days, so I didn’t go deep into the rain forest, but what I saw was amazing. The first few days I […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Adventures in Finding Rotary Clubs

Rotarian On The Road – Adventures in Finding Rotary Clubs

Fellow Rotarians, I have safely landed in Quito, Ecuador and have been living, exploring, and working here for more than a week. I researched a few Rotary Clubs prior to flying south and had lined them up in my calendar to attend the meetings. Monday evening rolled around and I […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Quito

Rotarian On The Road – Quito

Fellow Rotarians, I have made my way to Quito, Ecuador to work, travel, and enjoy life for the next few months. I almost couldn’t believe it, but the first thing I saw when the taxi left the airport was a giant Rotary Wheel! It was installed in October of 2015 […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Moving To Ecuador

Rotarian On The Road – Moving To Ecuador

Fellow Rotarians, The past few months I’ve enjoyed traveling the country in my Volkswagen van, but in an effort to challenge myself, see new places, and travel internationally, I’ve parked the van and decided to travel via backpack. I had no real preference on where to travel, I just wanted […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Charlotte, NC

Rotarian On The Road – Charlotte, NC

Fellow Rotarians, This past month I parked Tantor, my 1985 Westfalia campervan, and plan to live out of a backpack for the next few months. I am currently in Charlotte, North Carolina for a few weeks until I take off for my next adventure. The transition has been nice, I […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Prescott, AZ

Rotarian On The Road – Prescott, AZ

Fellow Rotarians, I’ve spent the last two weeks living a life of luxury…warm showers, central heat, and indoor plumbing. I’m getting spoiled! Driving 20,000 miles in the last few months was an epic endeavour and I have parked the van in exchange for spending time with friends and family in […]

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Rotarian On The Road – 20,000 Miles

Rotarian On The Road – 20,000 Miles

Fellow Rotarians, Last week I returned to Prescott, Arizona to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family. In the 5 months since I left to vagabond around the United States I’ve driven 20,000 miles through 26 states. It has been an amazing road trip, but I’m excited to sit […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Austin

Rotarian On The Road – Austin

Fellow Rotarians, My final Rotary Club make-up on my “Around The Country” road trip was in Austin, Texas.  I had never visited Austin before and I figured that since I live in a hippie van I need to stop by and help “Keep Austin Weird”. I only stayed for a […]

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Rotarian On The Road – New Orleans

Rotarian On The Road – New Orleans

Fellow Rotarians, This past week I visited the Rotary Club of Metairie Sunrise on the north side of New Orleans. It was a small club, but with a lot of fun members! They meet on the 16th floor of a hotel looking out over the skyline of New Orleans, so […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Key West

Rotarian On The Road – Key West

Fellow Rotarians, The past few months I’ve been vagabonding through mountains daydreaming of lounging on the warm beaches in Key West.  This past week I finally reached my destination in South Florida. I drove the Overseas Highway and camped in the Middle Keys a few nights. Thursday morning I woke […]

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