Why would an avid traveler and Amazing Race fan not even attempt to get on the show? This witty article on the Custom Travel Art blog outlines three reasons why globetrotter Ben Pastore has decided to forego this admittedly tempting opportunity in favor of maintaining a life of minimal drama. If you're a fan of the show, traveling in general, or even just need a laugh, this blog post will leave you nodding in agreement, shaking your head in disgust and/or chuckling at the reality behind the reality show.
My intentions were twofold: accomplish a feat that would be the feather in any serious traveler's cap, and be there to witness what is considered one of the most impressive views anywhere. The results were a mixed bag of endurance and valuable lessons learned, as well as one of my greatest travel stories of all time.