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After three days in Morelia we half backpacked, half hitchhiked our way to Pátzcuaro, and it was a half thrilling half exhausting experience. So far we had been traveling via plane, metro, bus, metro-bus, light rail (kind of like a trolley), and car (in that order). 443 more words

My Thoughts

Monging around in Manali

As you head deeper into Himachal Pradesh, particularly at this time of year, you seem to stumble across more and more travellers and tourists. This is largely down to more liveable temperatures in the region but also, for certain areas, it’s because a place has a time-honoured reputation for being traveller friendly. 2,755 more words


Christmas in Hue - Central Vietnam

December, 2014

Conquered by the Viet Cong and held for 24 days with the slaughter of around 3,000 people, then bombed by the American forces, which largely destroyed the city, Hue experienced very tough and tragic times during the Vietnam War. 1,463 more words


AT Update: 12 - Part 2: Part 1

I don’t think northern Virginia likes me. When this whole thing started many moons ago, I hiked through thirty or so miles in a thunderstorm that stopped when I reached West Virginia. 592 more words

Appalachian Trail

Backpacking n00b

As J and I were heading to the gym this morning, my cube neighbor/hiking companion called after J, "Make sure she doesn’t do anything too strenuous! 174 more words

The Sound of Being Lost

These train rides are slowly becoming therapeutic. They give me an opportunity to consolidate everything—it’s just me and my next destination. It doesn’t matter if I am sitting alone or if I am surrounded by people traveling the world or even those just heading back home, I still feel at ease when I know that I am on the train and I am heading somewhere. 5,145 more words