Enter if you dare…to hear a tale of woe, hardship, and trench foot, as I attempted to hike ’round Isle of Skye in July. Continue reading
After never even stepping foot on the mountain for my first two attempts (damn you, “extreme avalanche danger” and bad weather forecasts!) I finally climbed Mt. Hood, y’all! Continue reading
Tanzania is the best safari country in Africa – according to Tanzanian safari companies – so we followed up our Kilimajaro climb with 5 days on safari with our guide David “The Bushmaster” (who informed us he speaks to animals) and our cook Aigano “Mr. Delicious” from African Scenic Safaris. First we headed to Arusha national park (canoeing!), then Tarangire (elephants!), then off to the Serengeti (ALL the Wildebeest) and finally to Ngorongoro Crater (White Rhinos). Enjoy the photos y’all! Continue reading
First new post in a while!
It took me a while to write this, but the January before last I climbed Kilimanjaro with my dad and uncle. Laura was supposed to join us on this adventure, but she threw her back out just a couple days before the trip and had to stay home. She had trip insurance, luckily! The pictures suffered significantly BUT I DID MY BEST.
Black sand beaches! Jökulsárlón lagoon! Aurora! More glaciers! The exciting conclusion to my three days in Iceland. Continue reading
I just spent 3 days in Iceland and saw ice caves, glaciers, caribou, northern lights, and stomped through an active movie set! WHEW! Continue reading
I just got back from Ecuador and there’s some snowpocalypse happening outside right now so I figured I’d sit down and write this post about some volcano climbing fail times. Continue reading
Last week, I rudely left Laura and her wide-angle camera behind and took a trip to South Africa for a destination wedding. While there, Mike and I took 5 days to hike the Drakensberg (dragon mountains) mini-traverse along the South Africa – Lesotho border. Continue reading