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Thakhek, Laos: The Bermuda Triangle of Rock Climbers

Month three of a round the world journey In November of this year, Liz and I landed in Hanoi to embark on our third month of travel, and we were tired. We had hit a wall, and wanted nothing more than to be somewhere warm, forget about bus schedules and border crossings and stay in…… Continue reading Thakhek, Laos: The Bermuda Triangle of Rock Climbers

Kenya · Travel

Apparently, Hell Has Zebras: A Visit to Hell’s Gate National Park

“Welcome to hell!” a Kenyan man standing by a row of rental bikes shouted, obviously amused at his joke. “Would you like to buy a map?” Liz and I had just turned off the main road from our camp ground by Lake Naivasha, headed to the Elsa entrance of Hell’s Gate National Park on rickety…… Continue reading Apparently, Hell Has Zebras: A Visit to Hell’s Gate National Park

The Nomadic Life

Goats, Tajine, and Rock Climbing in Toudra, Gorge, Morocco

Old, familiar muscles in my forearms begin to wake from a long hibernation as I wrap my fingers around the porous, red limestone of Morocco’s Todra Gorge. I never realized limestone could feel so rough, but relish the satisfaction of letting it carve calluses in my fingers and the sticky ease with which I move…… Continue reading Goats, Tajine, and Rock Climbing in Toudra, Gorge, Morocco