In the spring of 2012, I began a discussion with a dear friend of mine roughly outlining an idea to traverse Central and South America by automobile. We would spend 18 months traveling here and there with no particular itinerary other than being sure to reach one of two coastal destinations along the South Atlantic [...]
In May of 2012, I embarked on a journey that would result in an accumulative 9 months of straight travel. My trip began at Overland Expo, an event held each May in Flagstaff, Arizona that centers on vehicular supported expedition travel or, overlanding. Returning back to Phoenix after the Expo, I caught a flight with [...]
I wrote a book several years back that discussed, among other things, that solo adventure travel offered a list of very enticing benefits even for highly social individuals who are less likely to travel alone. In the book, I commented that traveling to distant locales affords each of us the opportunity to discover ourselves and [...]
A short winter hike in the Coconino National Forest north of Flagstaff, Arizona leads to reflection about living a simple life.