Kids Playing Soccer in Morocco

We came across this local kids’ soccer game in Marrakech. The sun was noon-high and blazing. The field was ideal for urban play, with walls on both sides so they rarely had to… Continue reading

It Was a Rainy, Blue Town, Fanny Pack Shopping Kind of Day in Chefchaouen

I was SOooo looking forward to my time in Chefchaouen – Morocco’s “blue town”, nestled under the mountains with most all of the buildings painted some shade of blue. I couldn’t wait to… Continue reading

Riding Camels in the Moroccan Sahara Desert

My mom and I took a road trip to the Sahara Desert and I’m not sure where to start. How about our longer than expected (which translates to “I didn’t Google Map the… Continue reading

Marrakech Through My Eyes and Keyboard

I can only describe our days in Marrakech with some sort of stream of consciousness typing. I feel like any attempt at orderly documentation would go against our experience in this city. So in that… Continue reading

The Chaotically Amazing Marrakech, Morocco

Holy sensory overload. Arrived today in Marrakech from Madrid and had eight hours to kill before my mom met me from Seattle. Everything went incredibly smoothly, until my French-only speaking taxi driver stopped… Continue reading

I Found My Favorite Place – Eco Camping in Puerto Guadal

This moment happens to me on most every trip. I’m cruising along, staying here staying there, small towns, big cities, soaking up sun, trekking in the mountains… and then it happens. I find… Continue reading

Starry Long Exposure Night Photos of Fitz Roy

I’d envisioned myself taking some night shots in Patagonia ever since I booked my trip. Maybe the name of the blog gives it away but long exposure night shots are a favorite of… Continue reading

Hiking Mountains, Drinking Beers and Riding Horses in El Chaltén

El Chaltén ended up being the random meeting spot for people I knew. 1) Karen, a friend of my brother’s who I’d never met, was going to overlap one night with me there.… Continue reading

The Deep Blues of the Massive Perito Moreno Glacier

I crossed the border from Puerto Natales to El Calafate feeling a bit apprehensive about moving on from the great group and time I’d had in PN. It’s hard to leave a situation… Continue reading

New Years Eve Chilean Style (Day 6 of Torres del Paine)

Our final day! We felt like we had run the gauntlet, hiked a thousand miles, ate enough carbohydrates to feed a small town, lucked out with weather, saw all the key sites along… Continue reading