Month: November 2012

Packed and Ready for Dominica and Waitukubuli National Trail

Part of the Waitukubuli National Trail Journal In less than 48 hours I’ll be on a plane on the way to Dominica. Just finished packing everything except for the toothpaste…

RIP First Backpack

Today I’m throwing away the first ever travel backpack I got, back in 2002, before my first ever solo trip to Europe. If I remember correctly, I got it for…

Ai Weiwei’s “According To What?”

On my visit to Washington DC I had the chance to attend the opening day of Ai Weiwei’s “According To What?” exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. I…

Washington DC and Nighttime Pictures

After playing the video game Fallout 3 a few years ago, I put Washington DC at the top of my list of places I wanted to visit in the United…

Thousand Island Lake, Garnet Lake, and Ansel Adams Wilderness

To me, the most beautiful section of my 2009 John Muir Trail hike was the area around Thousand Island Lake and Garnet Lake. On that occasion, I had arrived at…

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