Category: The Path of the Naturalist

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. 

Rain and Stars ~ Joshua Tree National Park, California

Iโ€™ve lived in them, visited them, have family and friends in them. But in the past few years, larger cities are not my preferred destinations for stress relief. Iโ€™m drawn much more to the outdoors. So when a friend I met while traveling last…