Oddly Enough Blog

Kids, it’s time to show you the ropes…

August 30, 2007

If you like heights as much as I do, this photo is already making you queasy. Suddenly, riding in a gyrocopter and getting married on a high ledge don’t look quite so bad.

Sweetie, let’s take the big plunge!

August 29, 2007

Well, here’s one of my recurring nightmares. Not getting married – that was great – but standing out on the ledge of a tall building. I’d rather ride in a gyrocopter, or visit that new Grand Canyon skywalk.

“You must be joking” tourist site opens

March 21, 2007

I’m kind of losing the urge to travel. What’s there to see? Now we have a just-opened glass-bottom walkway perched 4,000 feet over the Grand Canyon

You take Jackson Street, turn left onto the Road of Death…

February 12, 2007

road.jpgThey don’t call it the Road of Death for nothing. Every two weeks on average, a vehicle plunges off this Bolivian road into the ravine below, in some places nearly three miles down.

Lean out a little more for a better view… Just a bit more…

May 18, 2006

Picture it. The ultimate romantic adventure. Riding the rails to the roof of the world. A $12,000 ticket on a five-star,  ultra-luxurious train from Beijing to Lhasa, climbing through some of the most breathtaking scenery on Earth.