Tag Archive: mountains

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

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 Towers of Patagonia (Day 5 of Torres del Paine)

I didn’t want to leave Cuernos! But we had to. When you enter the park they give you a punchcard with all the campsites listed on it. As you arrive at each one… Continue reading

Starting the Torres del Paine W+ Hike

Torres del Paine is a trek of somewhat mythical reputation, a trek that comes up in any conversation surrounding Patagonia. This means conversation at travel spots all along the way from Santiago to… Continue reading

Seattle Sunset at Peak Park

Sunsets are like fires. Easy to stare at and get lost in, except with more colors and vastness and sense of space. In Seattle in autumn we get some fiery skies, and last… Continue reading