Tag Archive: backpacking

The Local Side of Santorini, Greece

While traveling in Chile I met a girl from Santorini, Greece. We were similar age, both traveling alone and staying at La Sirena Hostal in Los Lobos near Pichilemu on the coast. I… Continue reading

Hiking to Winchester Mountain Lookout Near Mt. Baker

Every year around my birthday I try to take a solo trip somewhere. I’ve been doing this for so many years and it’s such a great way to enter a new year –… Continue reading

Loving the Mountain Town Charm of Ripoll, Catalonia, Spain

Part of why I do what I do (in the living sense, not the career sense) is that for whatever reason, I absolutely love traveling places on a whim. Just thinking about it… Continue reading