Category : US National Parks

The Scariest Moment of My Life - Adventures in Kofa Mountains
6 months, 2 weeks ago 5

The Scariest Moment of My Life – Adventures in Kofa Mountains   I’ve had some interesting experiences with wild animals since I started travelling. I’ve come into contact with a snake in Korea, 4 foot lizards in South East Asia, possums and kangaroos in Australia and New Zealand, and I was chased by a monkey […]

Why I'm Giving Up Life On The Road

Why I’m Giving Up Life On The Road I should mention that I’m not quitting travelling entirely. But I am leaving behind this long-term travelling lifestyle and moving back to the UK. I will be putting behind me the long journeys lasting months, and replacing them with 2 or 3-week trips. I felt strangely lost, like I […]

White Pockets & Red Lines
7 months, 1 week ago 4

Adventures in White Pocket, Arizona White Pocket is one of those places where, as soon as you arrive, you automatically begin to image its inhabitants long past. I could see cowboys stopping here to let their horses drink from the water, while being stalked by locals, whose weapons were at the ready. You feel like you […]

Golden Punchbowl Falls, Oregon
7 months, 3 weeks ago 8

A Return to the U.S. Last night my wife and I enjoyed a couple of cold pale ales at a little, tucked-away brewery along the Columbia River in Oregon. It’s been 3 years since we were last in the region, and I have to say, it’s lovely to be back. I spent last weekend speaking […]

Delicate Arch
3 years, 7 months ago 5

New Journal 33 – Couldn’t handle the heat After writing a post about my body’s inability to cope with heat, and receiving some great suggestions from others, I vomited my guts out last night – there’s some lovely imagery for you. We hiked for a few hours in blistering heat, with 4 liters of water […]