A Hiker’s Guide to Chile’s Torres del Paine

A Hiker’s Guide to Chile’s Torres del Paine

The Torres del Paine (“TDP”) Circuit is a stellar hike boasting stunning vistas of the majestic Torres Massif. Beyond inspring views, the trail is also notable for the intense weather that lashes the small range at the southern reaches of the American...
Lions, Rhinos and Honey Badgers, Oh My

Lions, Rhinos and Honey Badgers, Oh My

Welcome back for more from Africa. This post covers the second half of my epic 2-week, 5,000 kilometer (3,000 mile) road trip around the enigmatic desert nation of Namibia. Check out the first half of the action in Part 1. Swakopmund My last post ended with the three...
A Mad, Dusty Dash Around Namibia

A Mad, Dusty Dash Around Namibia

Two weeks and over 5,000 kilometers later, I recently finished a two-week road trip around Namibia. It was an epic adventure in a stark and beautiful, but rarely visited, desert country. My companions for this trip were Jen (American) and Russell (Australian), friends...
Return to a Country I Never Left

Return to a Country I Never Left

Fresh off not dying in my previous post, my final post on the Drakensberg Grand Traverse covers the climb up Giant’s Castle Pass, an ascent to the highest point in southern Africa, and my return to a country that I never left. Check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part...
“You’re Going to Die.”

“You’re Going to Die.”

In this third post about my thru-hike on the Drakensberg Grand Traverse, I tackle Tseketseke Pass, court disaster near the Ship’s Prow, climb to the highest point in South Africa, and prove wrong an overly dramatic naysayer. Take a look at Part I and Part 2 to...