John Edward Huth How did the Polynesians make their way across the ocean to find Hawaii some 1,500 years ago? Why did the Hubbard-Wallace-Elson expedition to Lake… Read more “The Lost Art of Finding Our Way | Book Recommendation”
There are films and then there are films. Yesterday night, I realized that I haven’t watched a “normal” movie or film in literally forever – instead, I… Read more “5 Great Trail Running Films”
This is perhaps the first time I don’t know what to say, or, better, I don’t want to say anything. This photo speaks volumes to me, and… Read more “Endlessly Free | One Photo”
When I was younger, I’d straight down refuse to take a rest, especially when traveling. I’d always think that winding down was a waste of time, especially… Read more “A Lazy Day Along Highway 120”
When I talk to my friends, family, or mentors, they all can tell that I’ve had it with the United States. Heck, I know I’ve had it… Read more “Why Am I Still Staying in the USA?”
Sadness does strange things to you. It makes you forget your goals, your wishes, your desires. It makes you want to go back to the place you… Read more “Sadness And Fear Do Strange Things to Us”
Wild Goose Island was a part of the Glacier Half Trifecta. It was the easiest sot to get to, having required only driving. It’s one of those… Read more “Wild Goose Island | One Photo”
When I arrived to East Glacier, there was this immediate feeling of home-ness. It took me a little by surprise, because as much as I’ve been wanting… Read more “Why East Glacier Felt Like Home”
I put this short video together while Point Reyes National Seashore is ravaged by the Woodward Fire. Let’s consider it a ind of a get-well-soon card to this place that have become my home.
I’ve spent what are now hundreds of hours volunteering as a trail patrol there, walking the very trails that are now covered in the ash of all the beautiful trees that offered me cover from rain and sun alike, and sung songs in the breeze coming from the ocean. My heart is heavy with sorrow; Woodward Valley Trail where this fire started was my very favourite trail and I’ve walked it more times than I can count.
If you can and want to donate to the Point Reyes Disaster Council, you can do so via the following post on Facebook.
It’s cold in the Eastern Sierras in February. I think that’s something we can agree on. It’s also perhaps the best time of the year to visit.… Read more “A Cold Morning | Betsy in the Eastern Sierras”