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Intermission, and Some State-Side Adventures

This weekend, my fiancé and I decided to go camping. At this point in our relationship, we had not actually “gone camping” in any real sense of the phrase. 1,131 more words

Travel Adventures

My Packing List for 85 Days!

Now this was a hard one, and I haven’t even started physically packing yet but here goes! My last venture to a foreign country left me in a mad packing daze in which I forgot various items which were vital to the trip. 350 more words


N-10 Roadwalk

Walking on the N-10 can be stressful and hard on the feet.

Lao tsu says, Practice non-doing and everything else will fall into place.”

This is at the heart of Taoism and all meditative practices.   10 more words


Labor Day weekend of rest indeed

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. – John Muir

Over the labor Day weekend I took a drive up the 395 with nothing but a city-get-away in mind.  142 more words


Mt. Kilimanjaro - August 2014

These are excerpts from the journal that I kept while climbing up Mt. Kilimanjaro beginning 10 August 2014. I must warn you: it is not creative writing, nor is it a very glamorous story. 2,191 more words

Travel Abroad

Trip Report: Emigrant Wilderness

We day hiked out to Camp and Bear Lakes, in the Emigrant Wilderness section of the Stanislaus National Forest, on a car camping trip earlier this summer. 1,468 more words