Wanderlust Origins

I’ve always wondered about the idea of freedom in America. Sure, we have our rights, outlined throughout the constitution that define us as a free nation, a society free of oppression. However, I… Continue reading

A Decision of Defeat

I had searing pains in my hip for the 8 mile approach to snow line on our last attempt of a Mount Rainier summit. So sharp at times, I felt like I had… Continue reading

My Dodge Sprinter Conversion

I realized after my last post that I had yet to update my website with my van news. I bought a 2003 Dodge Sprinter with 156,000 miles for a steal back in late… Continue reading

Transition to Van Life

You know, it’s funny how I lose the urge to write when I’m on a working stint.  Almost like my creativity is snuffed and reignited when I’m back on the road traveling and… Continue reading

Greener Pastures

I typically try to orient my writing around adventure or travel and steer clear of emotional writing.  This piece however digs deep into myself.  I carry multiple notebooks with me everywhere.  I have… Continue reading

Finally on the Annapurna Circuit

There was an ambient sound of water that seemed to fill the air all the same as a haze. It’s a continuous white noise, changing only in decibel and never disappearing.  The water… Continue reading

From Pokhara to the Annapurna Circuit

The morning we left Pokhara, the six of us took two cabs to the bus station from the Lakeside area. Our friend and guide, Santosh, met us at the bus station where we… Continue reading

Nepal’s condition from a tourist’s point of view

I arrived in Kathmandu on October 1, 2015.  My brother, and our three good friends were due to arrive two hours after me, but China Southern canceled their flights due to Nepal’s lack… Continue reading

A short walk in the Kathmandu streets

I’m one of those tourists, that hates tourists. Someone with a more colorful vocabulary would call me an “hypocritical asshole.” All the same. When I travel I tend to find myself annoyed with… Continue reading

Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara is a city of about 265,000 people nestled below the massive white peaks of the Annapurna Massif. It’s crazy though, because the city feels as if there is 100 times the amount… Continue reading