I opted for a mountain biking excursion, which included my first elephant ride.
The common experience of hiking the Appalachian Trail creates a bond that surpasses differences.
A hyena would visit our camp at night, as evidenced by glowing eyes in the darkness.
In late November 2008, I embarked upon a 5-day safari of Kruger National Park in South Africa.
There are seven habituated gorilla groups in Rwanda that tourists are allowed to visit.
Their goal is simple; they want to spark a light about the issues of modern day slavery in the world.
Riding strange and exotic animals was a personal requirement of my trip, and looking back, I think I did a solid job of seeking them out and taking a few rides to remember. Did I miss any good animals? Yaks only live above 10,000 feet, so you’d better be around some big mountains if you […]
Abseiling a 20-meter waterfall in New Zealand If you´re planning a trip around the world, it probably goes without saying that you´re an adventurous person (or couple). Here are a few of my favorite adventures in chronological order! You can find most of the related posts by accessing the Adventure Sports category in the Archives. […]
My companions for the Hodgson’s Peak hike in Lesotho were an an American family from Denver, Colorado. Mark, a geologist, and his wife, Mary Jo, were visiting their daughter Whitney who was finishing up a semester abroad at the University of Cape Town. We jumped in a Land Rover at the Sani Lodge around 7:30am, […]
I arrived at Island Vibe in Jeffrey’s Bay after dark, the sounds of crashing waves all around me. The scene was lively, and the setup much bigger than the sister backpackers in Knysna. I felt a bit out of place, ordering food from a local pizza place since I missed the communal dinner (and am […]