Stories by Ordinary People, podcasts by anyone from everywhere about everything as of May 19, 2020
Ian MacDonald has spent 40 or so years traveling around the world. In this podcast series he shares those adventures along with travel tips.
Hitchhiking through the lonely, desolate stretches in Australia's Northern Territory Ian McDonald had the misfortune to look like a German who had killed a family and stole their camper. The police were swarming the area and every time one would spot him on the road with his thumb out, they would stop to question him. It only took Ian to answer the first question for them to know that he was 'that Canadian'.
And the bad guy in the movie? He was killed in a shoot-
As for the greasy pants, you can get some really odd rides hitchhiking.
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A visit to Sanya, Hainan, the most southern city in China,
turned into a 9-
started out innocently enough -
Getting to the top included a few challenges that included 100's of large red bull ants that fell from a tree and started biting me all over my body. To get them off required disrobing on the side of the cliff and slapping them off.
It was not safe to return down the 100-
Travel journals are an integral part of storing memories that we may forget over time. I always suggest that friends log their experiences while traveling so they can reminisce fondly about what he or she has witnessed. This podcast is a recollection of three sightings that didn't get captured on camera.
Ian McDonald talks about being a traveler versus a tourist with a few tips to help other travelers.
No matter where we are in the world our day can change quickly. In this case, that change took 90 minutes when on a visit to Papua New Guinea I went from a hero to a zero.
Volunteering in the Philippines, Ian MacDonald had many opportunities to witness first-
However, the star of this podcast is a 10-
When taking public transit in developing countries one never knows what to expect. Although I have taken many dangerous bus rides, this one was just inconvenient.
The Banaue Rice Terraces are a magical place in the mountains of Luzon, Philippines.
A stroke of luck on Maui turns to enjoyment for an
older Thai couple from Chiangmai Mai.
|Me, Myself and I|
|Traveling with Ian|
|The Impact of People at Work|
|Should Voting be Mandatory?|
|Fear and Approval|
|50 Years in 15 Minutes|
|Who's at the Table?|
|Chit-Chat and Catch-up|
|An Aborted Adventure|
|Just 10 Seconds|
|Chainsaw Carver to Softwear Developer|
|A Nerf Ball & Red Ants in Thailand NEW!|
|Banaue Rice Terraces|
|Mistaken for a Murderer|
|China...Spy in Sanya|
|Travel Journal Memories|
|Tourist or Traveller?|
|Hero to Zero in 90 Minutes|
|I Found a Hero|
|Kenya Bus Trip|