Author Archive: Daniel Sendecki

For nearly ten years now, Daniel of Two Go Round-The-World has explored how travel captures our imagination and engages our deepest emotions. One half of the duo that maintains the widely read Two Go Round-The-World blog, Daniel treats his subjects not only as works of art but also as symbols of the cultural and political forces that inspire them. Check him out on Google+.

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2010: The Year in Review

2010: The Year in Review

| January 9, 2011 | 4 Comments

To close out 2010 (and look ahead to 2011), we’re reviewing some of our blogging accomplishments, our highlights and, moreover, take a moment to thank our readers!

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What We’re Reading: January 7, 2011

What We’re Reading: January 7, 2011

| January 7, 2011 | 4 Comments

Each Friday, we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read.

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Day Three: From Bachas Beach to North Seymour

Day Three: From Bachas Beach to North Seymour

| January 6, 2011 | 5 Comments

We’re here for the shorebirds—and the island’s brackish lagoons do not disappoint.

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Day Two: Exploring Chinese Hat and Bartolome

Day Two: Exploring Chinese Hat and Bartolome

| January 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

Rounding a corner, we spot a Galapagos hawk perched high above the beach on a bluff—a fearsome predator and scavenger with no natural enemies.

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Day One: From Baltra to Santa Cruz

Day One: From Baltra to Santa Cruz

| January 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Once landed, we are cautioned to choose our steps carefully. The dock, surrounded by several varieties of mangroves is covered by marine iguanas warming themselves in the sun.

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Cruising the Galapagos: Setting Out!

Cruising the Galapagos: Setting Out!

| January 2, 2011 | 2 Comments

We’re planning to turn our trip to the Galapagos Island into a series of posts that will build upon one another, exploring our trip through the Galapagos over a number of days.

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Cruising the Galapagos: Our Itinerary

Cruising the Galapagos: Our Itinerary

| January 2, 2011 | 4 Comments

Because the Galapagos Archipelago lies isolated 600 miles off the coast of South America, its late discovery by humans, along with a historical lack of predators has set the stage for the greatest showcase for evolution to be witnessed anywhere in the world.

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A Look Back and a Look Ahead

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

| December 29, 2010 | 9 Comments

There is a psychological pleasure in anticipation. And it was this pleasure that energized both Kathryn and me in those early days, and it was this energy that served as catalyst for the blog itself.

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Free eBook: The Physics of Flocking

Free eBook: The Physics of Flocking

| December 6, 2010 | 3 Comments

Daniel’s latest book, The Physics of Flocking, gathers his favourite writing featured over the past two years on Two Go Round-The-World in columns like ‘Looking Back’ and ‘The Whole Picture’ along with new reflections.

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Looking Back: Korean Homesick Blues

Looking Back: Korean Homesick Blues

| December 1, 2010 | 4 Comments

Where’s my passport? I need it to reclaim my fingerprints that they’ve sequestered at the immigration office so I wouldn’t smudge the windows that they’ve polished to keep me out.

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Best of Two Go RTW: November 2010

Best of Two Go RTW: November 2010

| November 30, 2010 | 4 Comments

Looking for something great to read? Check out our ‘Best of the Month’! In it we feature our fabulous five: our five most-read posts, our five busiest comment contributors and our five top referring sites.

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The Whole Picture: Gyeongbokgung Palace Sundial

The Whole Picture: Gyeongbokgung Palace Sundial

| November 22, 2010 | 4 Comments

This type of hemispheric sundial was dubbed ‘Angbuilgu’, which literally means an “upward looking kettle that catches the shadow of the sun”.

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Hackpacking: Grapefruit Seed Extract

Hackpacking: Grapefruit Seed Extract

| November 18, 2010 | 11 Comments

Travellers gastro, or diarrhoea, is the most common ailment of backpackers travelling abroad. But in the last few years, a new weapon has been emerged in its prevention and treatment—grapefruit seed extract.

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Looking Back: The Deepest Need For Maps

Looking Back: The Deepest Need For Maps

| November 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

Without a tether, without an anchor to your bed back home. You move. You have no need for memories. You have the deepest need for maps.

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The Whole Picture: The Tambopata River

The Whole Picture: The Tambopata River

| November 16, 2010 | 4 Comments

These are some of the most pristine primary rain forests in the world, which include several oxbow lakes and clay licks, where hundreds of birds including macaws feed on clay.

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Great Gift Ideas for the Round-The-World Traveller

Great Gift Ideas for the Round-The-World Traveller

| November 15, 2010 | 6 Comments

The holiday season is right around the corner, and we figured it’s time to start coming up with some useful, thoughtful and hopefully interesting gift ideas for the traveller (or travellers) in your life.

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Looking Back: Tokyo, Japan

Looking Back: Tokyo, Japan

| November 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

In Tokyo’s veiny dusk vapor trails become rope in the fingers of my mind, criss-cross the darkening sky; a cat’s cradle of water droplets connects continents thousands of miles distant…

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The Whole Picture: San Pedro Market

The Whole Picture: San Pedro Market

| November 2, 2010 | 4 Comments

If you’re headed to Cusco, be sure to take a day or an afternoon to explore the city on foot. Of particular note is the San Pedro Market—a covered open-air market encompassing three city blocks. Located West of the Plaza de Armas near the San Pedro Train Station, Cusco’s central market is a vibrant spot […]

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Best of Two Go RTW: October 2010

Best of Two Go RTW: October 2010

| October 31, 2010 | 2 Comments

Looking for something great to read? Check out our ‘Best of the Month’! In it we feature our fabulous five: our five most-read posts, our five busiest comment contributors and our five top referring sites.

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Keep Calm and Carry On!

Keep Calm and Carry On!

| October 25, 2010 | 3 Comments

Sorry for the lack of updates over the last week or two—Kathryn and I have simply reached the point of saturation! Due to a vicious revolving door of never-ending deadlines and family obligations, Two Go Round-The-World will be spotty at best for the next few weeks. Keep Calm and Carry On During WWII, the Minisity […]

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