Nancy Sathre-Vogel

Nancy Sathre-Vogel is a modern-day nomad and vagabond who travels the world in search of beads and other treasures.

Her preferred mode of transportation is a bicycle, although she’s been known to travel in car, bus, plane, boat, donkey cart, elephant, and camel. She is now pedaling the length of the Americas because her eleven-year-old sons have decided they want to get the Guinness World Record as the youngest people to cycle the Pan-American Highway.

Although there are times when she questions her sanity, she somehow keeps going, knowing that treasures await in countries far and wide. You can read about her and her travels at Emails are always welcome.

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Recent Entries by Nancy Sathre-Vogel
  • Teenagers excited about science thanks to robot competition

    Published 5:43 p.m. January 10, 2012

    January 7 was the international kickoff for the 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition. 60,000 high school students in 2300 teams from around the world gathered in front of a live broadcast explaining what this year’s challenge is.

  • Ten reasons to take advantage of today

    Published 1:31 a.m. December 30, 2011

    You’ve only got one chance at this thing called life. Enjoy it while you can.

  • Celebrating New Year's Eve in Ecuador (Video)

    Published 6:01 p.m. December 30, 2011

    Celebrating New Year's Eve in Ecuador is a unique experience filled with wonderful customs and traditions.

  • Living your dream starts with knowing what's possible

    Published 10:36 p.m. December 27, 2011

    Extended family travel, whether on bikes, in RVs, or with other modes of transportation, is getting more common as more people are realizing they can work as digital nomads.

  • Top Ten Family Travel Blogs

    Published 11:57 a.m. December 15, 2011

    Ten family travel blogs recounting the adventures and misadventures of families slowly making their way around the world.

  • How to make the decision to follow your dream

    Published 5:45 p.m. November 29, 2011

    We’re all so tied to the pillars of our everyday life that we have trouble imagining even the possibility of untethering ourselves from the routine and preparing for a Great Adventure.

  • Enough of the teacher bashing: A public school teacher fights back

    Published 1:16 p.m. November 19, 2011

    I am just a normal teacher. I’m not extraordinary. I’m not more caring than most. I’m just like countless other teachers in schools throughout the country. I care. And I’m damn good at what I do.

  • Seeing Eye dog gives gift of independence

    Published 7:49 p.m. November 10, 2011

    The first time Rory Greenway took his guide dog's harness and walked around the block he felt liberated. He knew things were going to change.

  • Are we raising children with a baseless fear of men?

    Published 8:35 p.m. October 23, 2011

    Are we damaging our children when we teach them to fear others?

  • Another rapture on October 21: What's on your bucket list?

    Published 1:17 a.m. October 19, 2011

    What would you do differently if you knew you were leaving the planet soon?

  • How to live your dream

    Published 11:52 a.m. October 15, 2011

    Sir Edmund Hilary didn’t climb Mt. Everest in a day. Neil Armstrong didn’t wake up one morning and decide he would fly to the moon. Living your dream means taking a million teeny tiny steps in the right direction.

  • In pursuit of the American Dream

    Published 1:03 p.m. October 5, 2011

    Is the American Dream the dream job, dream house, dream car, and dream business? Is it selling your soul to corporate America in order to pay off an enormous mortgage and pay for the SUVs in the driveway?

  • Roz Savage rows 4,000 miles across Indian Ocean

    Published 2:22 a.m. October 4, 2011

    Roz’ motivation for rowing the oceans comes down to the ocean itself. She’s passionate about showing the world that each one of us has a role in fostering environmental sustainability.

  • New prosthetic leg may help amputee cyclists

    Published 10:01 p.m. September 24, 2011

    A new prosthetic leg prototype designed to help amputees cycle more efficiently won the 2011 James Dyson Award competition.

  • Nature's toys stimulate creativity in children

    Published 11:50 p.m. September 18, 2011

    For young boys discovering their world on bicycle, the joy lay in the dirt road that magically transformed itself into a soccer field or in the stones that became baseballs.

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