Part III ends my time in Arizona, the last stop being the Grand Canyon. I also visited Page and Sedona in Part 1 and 2- links in post.Read more
Arizona Part2 is a recap of my time in Sedona- a mecca for hikers! My dad tagged along on this leg of my trip and we spent our days on the sandstone.Read more
Arizona Part 1 is a short journal diary about my time exploring Page before my dad arives. Part 2 and 3 are of time spent in Sedona and the Grand Canyon.Read more
Heading back East. I stop in Utah, for the second time, to visit the Southwest region with 2 more National Parks: Bryce Canyon and Zion.Read more
Nevada- a land full of fun. I visit Lake Tahoe during the sleepy season, take a detour to Death Valley and spend Halloween in Las Vegas.Read more
I showed up with no plans. I climbed a mountain, scuba dived when I was immobile on land, and got chased by wild orangutans.Read more
Is the mere topic of travel insensitive to bring up during COVID19?
Is it unethical to book the deal while the industry is down?
Are buyers taking advantage of the system caused by an unforeseen virus?
I wrap up my visit in California with 2 more National Parks and a visit to the Eastern Sierras/ Mammoth. I venture beyond barriers and find solitude among mountains, almost die, and find serenity under the milky way grounded in a hot spring. Oh! and I get inspired for my 3rd tattoo (which I get later in TX).
This is my second time to CA and my focus is on NorCal. I return in 2019 and focus on the South.
After going on an ‘everyday’, nothing out of the ordinary, hike I feel a sense of pride. I notice my growth and the importance of challenging myself physically and beyond to grow. Life isn’t meant to be stagnant.Read more
My last island visit in the Philippines was in the northern Palawan region. I stayed off of Coron Island on a houseboat and then a floating bungalow. This gave me exclusive access to the lagoons before and after normal visiting hours. I also get lost my first night among the gigantic karst, jurassic aged, rocks… in the dark.Read more