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T2T Summer Plans & Video Preview

I have decided to make a change this summer and focus my attention on something that has been lacking from this site. Today I pledge to you that Tourist2Townie.com will be focusing almost entirely on video over the next few months as I attempt to bring you into my world while traveling deeper. I have so much archived footage from …

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5 Great Adventures in the Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula on Mexico’s eastern coastline is one of the most popular destinations for American tourist looking for an affordable tropical vacation. While the beachfront photos and spring break stories have always caught my attention, the region has never been on my radar for places I’d like to visit. I’ve just always envisioned massive resorts, overcrowded beaches and drunken …

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Changing Lives in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Sustainable social initiatives change lives forever and the visionary people who create these incredible projects that grow and impact the fortune of an existing community are who inspire me the most. There isn’t a more perfect example of this than what the Proyecto Horizonte organization is developing in the small town of Ushpa-Ushpa just outside the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia. …

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Salar de Uyuni: A Salty Photo Shoot

Salar de Uyuni is home to the world’s largest salt flats and makes for the most amazing photo shoot backdrop. If you search around the web you can find some pretty creative shots from Salar de Uyuni, so we decided to explore the space and snap some fun pix of our own. As I’ve mentioned before, Salar de Uyuni is …

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Taking Your Guitar on the Road

Any working musician can testify to the perils of traveling with an instrument and this is especially true for guitar players. Most people don’t realize a working musician is likely to have customized his axe with his favorite pickups, strings and other modifications, so that when the airline damages the instrument or loses it, it’s really like losing a one …