Lisa—CB Driver

I'm Lisa, a travel addict whose favorite way to get into the moment travel off the beaten path..

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Guess What, Guess Where! Trippy #Travel #Photo Game 35 #tbex #ttot

Ready to play round 35 of the Trippy Travel Photo Game and possibly win a mention/link to your site? It’s easy (well, sometimes). :)

Follow these steps to play the game:

1. Look at the photo/study the details

Trippy Travel Photo 35

Recent "Rides" on the Bus
‘Seagull Convention,’ Half Moon Bay, #California (#Photo of the Day) #tbex #ttot #birds

There were so many seagulls that day I was there, in Half Moon Bay, that I thought it was a seagull [more]

‘Wall of Saints,’ Painted by Children: Todos Santos, Mexico (Photo of the Day)

The Wall of Saints,’ found in Todos Santos, Baja Sur, reflects the creativity that’s fou[more]

Cultural Traditions or Animal Cruelty? Many ‘Games’ Still Being Played Worldwide

Cock fights. Bull fights. Dog fights. Rodeos. And yes, even insect matches. These and other animal-f[more]

‘Would You Rather…?’ Game for Travelers (Round 2)

Hello, my fellow travelers, aspiring travelers and armchair adventurers. Let’s get to know eac[more]

Crashing Waves at Frenchman’s Bay, Treasure Beach, #Jamaica (#Photo of the Day) #Caribbean #ttot

Frenchman’s Bay, in Treasure Beach, Jamaica, was a real treat for me. It is gorgeous to look a[more]

The Boy They Call ‘Dummy’ and Why I Want to Change That #Jamaica #deaf #children #specialneeds #tbex

I’d chatted with the neighborhood kids several times during my recent stay in Billy’s Ba[more]

Most Popular "Stops"
Morals & Ethics of Travel Photography: When Shouldn’t You Take That Photo?

Ever find yourself in a situation where you want to snap a photo, but for some reason, you hesitate?[more]

5 Fantasy Trips—and Why I Haven’t Taken Them…Yet

If you’ve visited this site before, then you may know that I’ve traveled to more than 25 cou[more]

5 Unusual Places I’ve Slept: Where, How and Why

Because I’m a low-budget traveler (a backpacker most of the time), I’ve found myself sle[more]

Finished Writing My Book! What’s It About and What’s Next?

I have some exciting news that I’m thrilled to finally be sharing with you. I recently finished wr[more]

6 Reasons I Took a Break from Blogging: Results, Rewards and What’s Next

When I took my recent trip to Ecuador and Panama, I went with my usual backpack of travel stuff (car[more]

Manic Mannequins Take On Ecuador: 10 Journeys Through Time and Space

Ever wonder what it would be like to experience time travel? I did it this summer and would now like[more]

Chicken Buses
Learn more about chicken buses by checking out these links:

Chicky Bus: The Real Story: Join me on a wild 12-hour chicken bus ride through Central America. Meet cheese smugglers and other characters.

Chicken Bus Q & A: I answer all the questions you might have about chicken buses, but were afraid to ask. 

Want the quick fix? Watch the YouTube video to the right of this box.  Vicarious thrills guaranteed!

A Real Chicky Bus Ride
Sensational Syria