Justin's Travelogue

Pre-2003 Travel

Alberta, Canada (1999); Vermont, New York, & New England, U.S.A. (2001); Washington state & Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. (2002); Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (2002)

2003

*Living in Izhevsk, Russia from November-January, 2004

Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: August 3-15

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3
England: London
4
Kenya: Nairobi
5
Tanzania: Mt. Kilimanjaro
6
Machame Camp
7
Shira Camp
8
Barranco Camp
9
Karranga Camp
10
Barafu Camp
11
Summit Day!
12
Mweka Camp
13
Lake Manyara
14
Ngornogorno Crater
15
Tarangire
16 17

Short Trips & Long Weekends

Boston, Plymouth, and Provincetown, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (May)

2004

*Living in Izhevsk, Russian from November 2003-January, 2004; in Chisinau, Moldova from January-April; in Krakow Poland from August 2004-September, 2005

Cyprus: March 13-16

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Kourion, Aphrodite's Rock, & Polis
14
Paphos, Mt. Olympus & the Troodos Mountains
15
Famagusta, the Karpas Peninsula, & Nicosia
16
Kyrenia & Nicosia
17 18 19 20

Ukraine: April 14-17

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
11 12 13 14
L'viv
15
Kyiv
16
Yalta
17
Bakhchasarai

St. Lawrence Seaway, Canada/U.S.A.: July 9-17

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
4 5 6 7 8 9
Canada: Montreal, Quebec
10
at sea
11
Quebec City, Quebec
12
at sea
13
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
14
Sydney & Louisbourg, Nova Scotia
15
Halifax & Peggy's Cove
16
U.S.A.: Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park, Maine
17
Boston, Massachusetts

Mt. Elbrus, Russia: July 27-August 6

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
25 26 27
Russia: St. Petersburg
28
Hermitage & Aurora
29
Petergof
30
Belvedere Palace & Hofburg
31
Mt. Elbrus
1
Acclimitizing
2
Observation Tower
3
On the Mountain
4
On the Mountain
5
Summit Day
6
Moscow
7

Czech Republic, Austria, & Slovakia: October 23-27

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Czech Republic: Kutna Hor
24
Prague, Czech Republic
25
Cesky Krumlov & Telc
26
Telc & Brno
27
Austria: Vienna & Slovakia: Bratislava
28 29 30

Short Trips & Long Weekends

Zurich, Switzerland (January); Odesa, Ukraine (February); Iasi, Romania (February); Kyiv, Ukraine (March); Bucharest, Brasov, and Bran, Romania (April); St. Louis, Missouri, and Metropolis, and Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. (April); Warsaw, Poland (July & August); Tatras Mountains and Zakopane, Poland (September); Auschwitz, Poland (December); Lublin and Zamosc, Poland (December)

2005

*Living in Krakow Poland from August 2004-September, 2005

Eastern Germany & Northern Poland: February 13-20

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
13
GermanyL Dresden
14
Meissen & Leipzig
15
Berlin
16
Berlin Film Festival
17
Poland: Torun
16
Torun
16
Gniezno
20
Poznan
21 22 23 24 25 26

Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina: March 11-17

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
6 7 8 9 10 11
Serbia: Subotica & Belgrade
12
Montenegro: Zabljak
13
Kotor, Montenegro & Dubrovnik, Croatia
14
Bosnia & Herzegovina: Sarajevo and Mostar
15
Croatia: Split & Hvar Town
16
Zagreb
17
Hungary: Budapest
18 19

Italy, Sovenia, Austria, Liechtenstein, & Germany: June 23-July 3

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
19 20 21 22
Italy: Venice
23
Slovenia: Piran
24
Ljubljana & Bled
25
Austria: Salzburg
26
St. Gilgen & the Lakes District
27
Germany: Fussen & Neuschwanstein
28
Liechtenstein: Vaduz
29
Germany: Munich
30
Munich
1
Rothenburg o.d. Tauber
2
Rothenburg o.d. Tauber
3
Koblenz
4
Frankfurt
5 6 7 8 9

Baltics & Finland: July 10-19

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
10
Lithuania: Vilnius & Trakai
11
Hill of Crosses
12
Latvia: Riga
13
Riga
14
Finland: Helsinki
15
Helsinki
16
Estonia: Tallinn
17
Poland: Gdansk
18
Malbork
19
Wolf's Lair
20 21 22 23

Turkey & the Caucuses: August 4-21

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4
Turkey: Istanbul
5
Armenia: Yerevan
6
Echmiadzin & Zvartnots
7
Georgia: Tbilisi
8
Gori & Mtskheta
9
Kazbegi
10
Azerbaijan:
11
Baku
12
Qubustan
13
Yanar Dag
14
Turkey:
15
Goreme
16
Gumusluk & Bodrum
17
Kusadasi & Ephesus
18
Troy
19
Canakkale
20
Istanbul
21
Istanbul
22 23 24 25 26 27

Short Trips & Long Weekends

Wieliczka, Poland (April); Wroclaw, Poland (April); Kosice, Slovakia & Uzhgorod, Ukraine (August)

2007

Short Trips & Work Escapes

Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A. (February); Glacier National Park, Marysville, & Helena, Montana, U.S.A. (June)

Work Trips

New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. (January), Long Beach, California, U.S.A. (February); San Diego, California, U.S.A. (February), Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A. (April); Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (April); Toronto, Ontario, Canada (June); Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. (July); Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A. (September); Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (October); Parkersburg, West Virginia, U.S.A. (November); Miami, Florida, U.S.A. (December)

2008

India: July 24-August 6

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
20 21 22 23 24
India: Bangalore
25
Meetings
26
Bombings
27
Dysentery
28
Delhi
29
Kashmir: Srinagar
30
Sonamarg
31
Srinagar & Delhi
1
Delhi
2
Agra: Taj Mahal
1
Varanasi
4
Varanasi
5
Varanasi
6
Bangalore
7 8 9

Short Trips & Work Escapes

Cable and Heyward, Wisconsin, U.S.A. (February); Taliesin, Wisconsin, U.S.A. (July); & London, Covertry, and Oxford, England, United Kingdom (November)

Work Trips

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. (January); Toronto, Ontario, Canada (January); Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (February); San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. (April); Warsaw, Poland (May); Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. (June); Bangaluru (Bangalore), India (July); Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A. (September); Birmingham, England, United Kingdom (November)

2009

Short Trips & Work Escapes

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, U.S.A. (April) & Paris, France (October)

Work Trips

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (February); Del Mar, California (March); Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (April); Warsaw, Poland (May); Toronto, Canada (June); Montreal, Quebec, Canada (September); Warsaw, Poland (October)

2010

Hawai'i, U.S.A.: January 6-10

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
3 4 5 6
Maui: Wailea
7
Haleakala, Road to Hana, & 'Ohe'o Gulch
8
Wailea
9
Lahaina
10
'Iao Valley State Park
11 12 13 14 15 16

United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt, & Oman: March 7-20

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7
U.A.E.: Dubai
8
Jumeirah Palm, Ski Dubai, & Burj Dubai
9
Meetings
10
Meetings
11
Jordan: Amman
12
Jerash
13
Petra
14
Petra
15
Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Bethany-Beyond-Jordan & the Dead Sea
16
Egypt: Cairo
17
Giza, Memphis, & Sakkara
18
Oman: Muscat
19
Muscat & Mutrah
20
U.A.E.: Dubai, Dubai Khor, Al-Shindagha, & Deira

Short Trips & Work Escapes

Tampa, Florida, U.S.A. (April); Park City, Utah, U.S.A. (July); Vail, Aspen, & Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. (August); Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario/Quebec, Canada (September)

Work Trips

Maui, Hawai'i, U.S.A. (January); Calgary, Alberta, Canada (February); Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March); Clearwater Beach, Florida, U.S.A. (April); San Francisco, California (May); Salt Lake City, Utah (July); Montreal, Quebec, Canada (September); Cairo, Egypt (September); Warsaw, Poland (November)

2011

China: May 31-June 17

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
29 30 31
Hong Kong:
1
Victoria Peak, & the Outlaying Islands
2
Kowloon & the Temple Street Night Market
3
Meetings
4
Meetings
5
Meetings
6
Dragon Boat Festival & Hong Kong Disneyland
7
Beijing: Tiananmen Square, Mao's Mausoleum, & Temple of Heaven
8
Forbidden City & the Great Wall of China
9
Tibet:
10
Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Street
11
Drepung Monastery & Sera Monastery
12
Xi'an: Muslim Quarter
13
Teracotta Warriors
14
Guilin: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces
15
Yangshuo: Bamboo Rafts
16
Biking
17
Hong Kong: Temple Street Night Market & the Star Ferry
18

Short Trips & Work Escapes

California's Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco, U.S.A. (January); Empty Quarter Desert Safari, United Arab Emirates (January); Naigara Falls, Canada/U.S.A. (March); Grand Canyon, Arizona, U.S.A. (October); Krakow, Poland (November); & Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. (December)

Work Trips

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January); Toronto, Ontario, Canada (March); Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A. (April); Hong Kong, China (May); Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. (October); Warsaw, Poland (November)

2012

Puerto Rico: April 14-22

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Ceiba
15
El Yunque
16
Caguas: Rain Forest Hike & Fajardo: Bioluminescent Bay
17
San Juan: Old San Juan
18
Meetings
19
Meetings
20
Meetings
21
Meetings
22
Old San Juan
23 24 25 26 27 28

Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks, U.S.A.: June 9-16

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
South Dakota: Mt. Rushmore
10
Wyoming: Devil's Tower & Grand Teton
11
Hiking
12
Mormon's Row & Idaho
13
Yellowstone: Grand Prismatic Spring & Old Faithful
14
Wolf Watching in Lamar Valley & Lake Yellowstone
15
North Dakota: Theodore Roosevelt National Park
16
Buffalo Museum & Drive Home

Southeast Asia: July 16-27

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
15 16
Thailand: Phuket
17
Phi Phi Island
18
Bangkok & Ping Pong with the Locals
19
Myanmar: Yangon's Shwedagon Paya, Sule Pala, & Strand Street
20
Mandalay: Mandalay Hill, Palace, & Monasteries
21
Bagan
22
Bagan
23
Yangon
24
Cambodia:
25
Angkor
26
Thailand: Bangkok
27
Grand Palace, Wat Pho, & Wat Arun
28

Work Trips

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January); Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (February); London, England, United Kingdom (March); San Juan, Puerto Rico (April)

2013

Norway: August 5-13

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
4 5
Oslo: Opera House & Viking Ship Museum
6
Sognefjord: Urnes Stave Church
7
Cruising the Fjord
8
Bergen:
9
Bergen
10
Geirangerfjord:
11
Geirangerfjord
12
Geirangerfjord
13
Trondheim: Nidaros Cathedral
14 15 16 17

Istanbul, Turkey & Italy: December 23-31

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
22 23
Turkey: Istanbul
24
Aya Sofia, Blue Mosque, & Bazaars
25
Topkapi Palace & Turkish Delights
26
Italy: Rome
27
Catacombs & St. John in Lateran
28
Colosseum & Campo di Fiori
29
Rome's Historic Center
30
Florence
31
Vatican City
1 2 3 4

Short Trips

Nassau & Castaway Cay, Bahamas (March)

2015

Work Trips

San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. (November) & Miami, Florida, U.S.A. (December)

 

2016

France, & Switzerland: June 10-24, 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
6 7 8 9 10
Austria: Vienna
11
Belvedere Palace & Hofburg
12
Meetings
13
Meetings
14
Scholoss Schunnbrunn
15
Meetings
16
France: Alsace
17
Colmar
18
Riquewihr & Ribeauville
19
Colmar
20
Paris
21
Kaysersburg
22
Eguisheim
23
Switzerland: Engelburg & Lucerne
24
Basel
25 26

Short Trips & Work Escapes

Dead Sea & Qumran, Israel (January)

Work Trips

Jerusalem & Tel Aviv, Israel (January); Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. (March); Buenos Aires, Argentina (April); Vienna, Austria (June); Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A. (October); San Francisco, California U.S.A. (November); Jerusalem, Israel (December)

2017

Short Trips & Work Escapes

Chicago, IL U.S.A. (February); Vatican City & Rome, Italy (April)

Work Trips

Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. (March); Vatican City & Rome, Italy (April)