Arctic Quest!

This journey to explore the Pan American Highway has very little in the way of scheduling. Really, only seasonal variations and our desire to be comfortable are dictating our schedule. We are going to avoid winter if at all possible for the next couple of years. That being said, we did have one solid goal we both agreed upon on. That was to be at the Arctic Circle to watch the sun not go down on the solstice. That goal served two purposes. One was to get us the heck out of our house and on the road, and the other was… Never mind, there was only one purpose. Continue reading “Arctic Quest!”

That One Time We Went to Thailand with My Parents (Part 3)

Street art around Chiang Mai

This is a continuation of a longer story that will make so much more sense if begun by reading Part 1!

On my first trip to Thailand all those years ago we went up to Chiang Mai via overnight train. I had a top bunk with a window that opened so that I could gamble with decapitation if the notion struck me. Continue reading “That One Time We Went to Thailand with My Parents (Part 3)”

That One Time We Went to Thailand with My Mom and Dad (Part 2)

This is a continuation of a story that will make much more sense if read from the beginning… Start with Part 1!

So there we were, standing around looking lost at the canal boat terminal. I may have had a guidebook in my hand. We may have all been pointing in different directions. We may have looked like we needed some help. Continue reading “That One Time We Went to Thailand with My Mom and Dad (Part 2)”

Hiking the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail

 

 

In anticipation of my 40th birthday, I scoured the web for fun adventures that I might want to do to celebrate. Knowing that I could only get about two weeks off of work I wanted to cut down on travel time to whichever destination I settled on.  Also, I wanted a physically challenging trip to prove to myself that 40 was just a number and I could still do anything I wanted. Continue reading “Hiking the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail”