INCA TRAIL, PERU:
CONTENT PRETTY OBVIOUS, but…. Let me set the scene, granted this basic post is also included in the “Sorry Jesus” Inca Trail post, but I decided it deserved its own mention. Anyway, back to the scene… … More THE PROPOSAL
INCA TRAIL, PERU:
Lake Titicaca (spelled Titikaka down there) is the highest navigable lake in the world at a staggering 12,500 ft., and 922 ft. deep at the deepest point. One cannot see land at some points across the lake (3200 square miles is the surface area)… moral of the story: Lake Titicaca is HUGE. … More A Few Days on a Boat
INCA TRAIL/MACHU PICCHU: After much deliberation, I don’t think I can summarize the Inca Trail in 4 easy points. I can, however, reminisce on the craziness that became our group dynamic, and recall the awesomeness of the hike. … More Sorry Jesus…
AMAZON JUNGLE, PERU:
The trip to the Amazon began with a red eye flight from DC to Lima. A sleepless overnighter, 2 more flights – to Cusco and then to Puerto Maldonado – then a 45 minutes bus ride to the dock, followed by a 3 hour boat ride to the lodge (Tambopata Ecolodge), finally concluded the transportation portion of the 37 hour long day. … More All mushrooms in the Amazon are edible… at least once
On our final day out west, we opened up Google maps and decided on Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada as a final stop. Because what better way to decide on a destination that randomly choosing it from Google maps? We all know they’re never wrong… The approach to the park was less than … More Valley of Fire
We entered Zion National Park through the eastern most point after the sun had set. We started high and made our way down into the canyon. Even though it was dark, it was still a phenomenal drive. We travelled through two tunnels in the mountains on snowy, wet roads before coming out on the southern … More I wanna move to Springdale, UT
Also known as the Grand Canyon, and affectionately known to my aunt as the Grand-Fucking-Canyon… … More The Enormously Gigantic Hole in the Ground
I can now mark Oklahoma off my list of states visited. My other half is HALF from the extremely flat state known as Oklahoma. Yukon, to be exact. We flew into OK City, with a windy and bumpy departure from the sky. His hospitable cousin, Chip, oh so nicely picked us up from the airport, … More Hot damn, this place is flat!
Let me preface this with what Thanksgiving entails in my family… drinking, more food than you can possibly eat, and playing cards. This year was no exception. The moment we walked into the farmhouse, my uncle promptly inquired whether we would like whiskey sours. Is that a rhetorical question? Of course! Pardon me… first it … More Whiskey sour anyone?
SEASIDE, FL: Back in 2013, my Mom and I traveled to Seagrove Beach, FL for Mother’s Day weekend… just the two of us. I have somehow been able to turn this into an annual endeavor. Minus 2015… Can’t win them all! … More Annual Florida Trip with Mom