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Oversight, hindsight & insight

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one’s little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” 968 more words


El Tunco to Kingston. The scenic route. Part 1 Granada.

Wotcher minions,

Apologies for the radio silence on the airways of the inter web. It’s been an interesting period of time but one that has either left me too busy to write at times or so stressed/frustrated that I’ve had no inclination towards it. 1,201 more words



One of the coolest parts about being on the road? The people you meet.

One of the hardest parts about being on the road? Leaving the people you meet. 27 more words

London Life

Backpacking loop: Emigrant, Hoover and Yosemite Wildernesses

I have my first real blisters in years. One of them is the good type: blood spreading up between the soft space near my big toe. 647 more words


Backpacking Yosemite's Clark Range Loop: Fernandez, Red Peak and Post Peak Passes

Last winter, with mountains on my mind, I set aside two prime summer weeks for hiking vacations. On my first, Dani and I put rubber to the road on our way to the… 499 more words


Experiencing the amazon

It’s pitch black and we’re sitting in pairs on a boat in the middle of the Yacuma river in the Amazon. With our head torches and flashlights aimed at the river banks, caimans eyes glow like floating candles. 1,119 more words