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Maxichamp is a law-talking guy, an unorthodox traveler, and an aficionado of oddball cars.

QOTD: What Is Your Weirdomobile?



No, I am not asking you what kind of car you drive. Rather, what is the hobby or obsession that takes up much of your free time? For me, it’s searching online for my next car. With a penchant for unreliable cars, I am always looking for a replacement. The Saab Weirdomobile in the picture died catastrophically when three onboard computers fried simultaneously. Maybe it wasn’t such a good idea to buy a used car made by a company that went bankrupt in 2011. Continue reading

Traveling the Entire Pan-American Highway by Bus

securedownload-1Since 2007, I have been traveling the length of the Western Hemisphere, incrementally, by bus. The trips have, for the most part, followed the Pan-American Highway, which stretches from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, next to the Arctic Ocean, down to Ushuaia, Argentina, in Tierra del Fuego. I am 90% done, having held out Colombia until the peace process with the FARC rebels is a done deal. Here, I will share pictures from this journey, from north to south. Enjoy. Continue reading

QOTD: What Is the Scariest Movie You Have Watched?

securedownload-2I just checked my Netflix queue, and this copy of The Thing has been sitting on my DVD player, unwatched, since Christmas Eve, 2013.

You see, as a child, my mom and step-dad had a laissez faire attitude about TV watching. And with my friend, Premium Cable, I watched a number of movies that were inappropriate for my age. I still have nightmares from watching The Thing, Poltergeist, and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Oh, Mommy Dearest also traumatized me. Continue reading