When you’re in Tokyo and looking for a nature filled day trip that’s both relaxing and an opportunity to get some exercise, consider Mount Takao.
ne of my all time favorite hiking and camping destinations is Havasu Canyon in the northern part of Arizona, United States. Located on the Havasupai Native American reservation, the park is not US Government run (like the nearby Grand Canyon), but is instead operated by the Havasupai Tribe. Havasu Creek is a tributary of the […]
he highlight of the 4-day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is the opportunity to walk in the shadow of the snow-capped Salkantay Mountain (6,264 meters). Unlike the classic 3-day Inca Trail trek, which requires you book a spot at least 5-6 weeks in advance (in the low season), the Salkantay Trek can be booked in Cusco […]
Information about riding the Quito Teleferico up to 4,100 meters, and climbing Pinchincha Volcano once you’re up there.
When I met him, he was working his way through the hikes in the Lonely Planet Himalaya guide.
The real treat was seeing a mama gorilla pass by us with a baby on her back.
On that mountain, nothing else in the world matters except putting one foot in front of the other.
Europe lacked the danger and adventure that I now crave…
As we walked to Deurali, we passed through gorgeous rhododendron forests with pink and white flowers. The forest felt magical, almost like ” Lord of the Rings.”? After we descended the valley, we walked up along a stream past some cute goats and dogs. — from Day 8 – Waiting for the Sun
Wondering what it is like to be dropped off at the starting point of a 10-day trek toward the base camp of Annapurna South (8,000-meter peak) having not gone on an overnight hike since the age of 12 twenty years earlier? I was too. I quickly learned why you don’t want to leave later than […]