Tag: Adventure Travel

Everest Base Camp: The Highlights, Part Two

The adventure continues… cold, clouds, success! And then the way down…

Everest Base Camp: The Highlights, Part One

Eight days up, four days down, and 100 pages writtenโ€ฆ to try to fit that into any sort of sensible format is futile. But, there are certain highlights that become those stories โ€“ the ones that get pulled out in any conversation about a…

Everest Base Camp: A Crowded Path Less Taken

Given that the EBC trek is considered among the ten best in the world and has become more accessible in recent years, it’s popularity is not surprising. Though it might be crowded at times, it was a path less taken for me personally, and will forever remain one of the most memorable experiences of a lifetime. 

2017: The Year of Color and Mountains

2017 had it all: vibrant cities and mountainous treks, ancient ruins and unique cultures, joyful festivals and subdued ceremonies. Unintentionally, South Asia continued to beckon. Within a year, I’d spent a month in India and another month between Bhutan and Nepal – my first forays into these three unique and enchanting countries. 

When Fortune Smiles ~ La Fortuna, Costa Rica

I like winter. For about a month. Then, Iโ€™m over it. The holidays are over, and in Wisconsin, there is no end in sight. You have until at least mid April before you even begin to thaw out. In January 2016, I was in…