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Geordon Omand

At the age of four, Geordon Omand was unequivocal about becoming a palaeontologist. The best laid plans – two decades later, he is unapologetic about his destinal deviation, despite his career path’s particular paucity of plesiosaurs. When not frolicking in the outdoors, Geordon enjoys satisfying his penchant for global gallivanting and recreational writing, even combining the two on occasion. He exchanged four years and some loose change for a degree in political science from the University of Victoria, B.C., and now intends to make his way in the tumultuous world of professional journalism. How exactly he proposes to do so is, as with all life’s most worthwhile endeavours, a work in progress.

May, 2012

  • 1 May

    Loco-motion: A Tale of Bolivian Travel

    A Guest Post by Geordon Omand & Elise Palmer Bolivia is renowned to travelers as being home to the World’s Most Dangerous Road. Unfortunately, this leads one to believe that the remainder of the country’s roadways are relatively safe, which is anything but true. In fact, this little-known Andean nation – colloquially referred to as the Ceiling of the World …

December, 2011

  • 24 December

    Hammam Hijinx: Adventures in Morocco

    This Guest Post is brought to you by Geordon Omand, a University of Victoria graduate who has recently returned from a five week trip exploring Morocco. Follow him as he endures the truly unique experience of being thoroughly scrubbed down and exfoliated at a Moroccan bathhouse by a very enthusiastic elderly man. Yikes!