Solo Trips And Tips

Roman Ruins in Jerash Jordan

Roman Ruins in Jerash Jordan

I visited Jordan in 2000 and this photo of the Roman Ruins in Jerash is one of the few taken with my first digital camera. Jordan  has a rich history, the country is a wonderful mix of ancient and modern. Before I visited Jordan I didn’t know much about the country. Not many people visited […]

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My Inspiration for Solo Travel

My Inspiration for Solo Travel

Where did I find my inspiration for solo travel? In 1992 I hadn’t traveled very much yet. As a kid my family made an annual trip to Vancouver Island to visit my grandparents. I had taken a couple of trips to Europe for two or three weeks at a time and I always had a […]

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Child on a Horse by Fernando Botero

Child on a Horse by Fernando Botero

Below is a picture of the painting by famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero of his son Pedrito on a wooden horse. The painting is done in classic Botero style of enlarged features of the people as well as animals. Botero painted the portrait shortly after four-year-old Pedrito was killed in an auto accident in Spain […]

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Botero Mona Lisa Painting at Museo de Botero in Bogota Colombia

Botero Mona Lisa Painting at Museo de Botero in Bogota Colombia

Botero’s Mona Lisa Painting You can view this Mona Lisa painting by Fernando Botero at Museo de Botero in the historic La Candelaria neighborhood of Bogotá, Colombia.  The museum started life in 2000 due to a donation from the private collection of Fernando Botero. Botero Museum collection includes works by Dali, Chagall, and Picasso as well […]

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Swimming Pools at Medellin Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex

Swimming Pools at Medellin Atanasio Girardot Sports Complex

The best swimming pool in Medellin is at the Atanasio Girardo Sports Complex in the Laurels neighborhood. There are several outdoor swimming pools at this sports facility.     Whenever I go for my hour long swimming workout and meditation I find myself dreaming of Medellin because of my happy experience going for a swim […]

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Ajiaco Soup a Favorite of Bogota Colombia

Ajiaco Soup a Favorite of Bogota Colombia

In December I tasted this delicious ajiaco soup for the first time while traveling in Bogota Colombia. Ajiaco is a delicious and hearty soup that makes a great meal especially on cold days. The finishing touch with ajiaco is a healthy dollop of cream swirling atop the soup which makes for an interesting appearance. The […]

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Meet Susan Moore

Meet Susan Moore

  Hola! My name is Susan Moore and I love to travel solo. I get to be the boss of everything!  Well, not quite but I like to think so. There was a time when I was afraid to travel at all, never mind travel alone. I got over that little bump in the road. My first […]

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