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Modern Quito

At the beginning of our vacation, we stayed, explored and visited shops/restaurants in the older/historic part of Quito. At the end of our trip, we decided to spend a day in the newer and more modern Quito. I must say, … Continue reading

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The Equator

Today, we headed a little north of Quito Ecuador to go visit a local Indigenous tribe/culture/history museum and actually check in at the Equator of the Earth! Don’t go to the Middle of the Earth tourist trap: https://www.mitaddelmundo.gob.ec/es/ Check out the … Continue reading

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Exploring Quito – Day 2

I do not know how, but we got very lucky in avoiding the dry season thunderstorms threatening the area this week. We enjoyed exploring a little more of the history of Quito which has a very strong Spanish Catholic influence … Continue reading

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Welcome to Quito

There are not many flights to Ecuador, so it takes a full day (dawn to dusk) to get here from the West coast of the United States. It is the same as going to the Caribbean. The airport is not … Continue reading

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Amazing Race in Israel

This week, I was able to participate in a teamwork exercise with other global CISO and cybersecurity leaders in a simulated Amazing Race exercise in Israel. It kicked off with some private briefings and breakfast at a very special event … Continue reading

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Exploring Hong Kong

After our recent 3 days in Shanghai, we just wanted to just relax in the local community and get a feel of the atmosphere. Yes, I know this is the question wants to ask:  Is it a safe city or do … Continue reading

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Historic Shanghai

Today was more of a historic day to see a little more of the museum and older districts scene. First was a quick visit to the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center.  The picture above is 1/60th of the city of … Continue reading

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Terracotta Warriors

After a great local dinner last night here at the Hyatt Regency in Xi’an, it decided it was the time of year to begin raining. But I could pass up the opportunity to have an early morning run in the … Continue reading

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Exploring Puerto Rico – Arecibo

Updated posting due the tragic Arecibo Observatory collapse. Here is a retro post from 2004 based on demand from readers. Puerto Rico is a territory and not a separate country, but it has many interesting places to explore.  A great … Continue reading

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Imperial War Museum in London

I continued my tradition of taking a more adventurous lunch break when working and travelling for business in London. Of course, I kicked off the foggy/soggy day In London with a run around the parks. From the hotels in the … Continue reading

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