Greetings from far above my mystery location. Read on to find out more.

Where in the World Is My 51st Country?

Helen Keller said, “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” I could not agree more. Life truly should be lived on purpose. Don’t just be a passive observer. Go out and aggressively engage with the world around you. Travel to new places, especially those places that challenge your assumptions or are outside your comfort zone, is one of the most essential ways to live on purpose.

Waldo consulting the map while travel planning
Entering cloud base for the first time
The “Big Bird” that transported me to Colombia
My light reading for this trip

On balance, this ranks among the best trips of my life. Travel never makes me better than anyone else, but it always makes me better than I was before. Get up, get out, see the world, and live life on purpose! Mark Twain opined, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” Truth!

El Paraíso, the home of Jorge Isaacs, now a museum.



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Tony Davis

Tony Davis is a professional writer, adventure travel junkie, and author of God Loves You: Some Restrictions May Apply (and Many Other Christian Dilemmas)