Of the many backpack trips I've done, White Goat is probably the star of them all for its alpine lakes and solitude. You want Canadian Rockies wilderness? This is it.
I've been on holiday for a few months across the Middle East and Europe; now that I'm home, friends are asking me what was the highlight of the trip? Easily, it's the couple weeks I spent in the Loire Valley, France. If, like me, you love: long easy days of running at an exploratory as-you-please... Continue Reading →
Frida Kahlo said she'd rather sell tortillas than be around bitches of Paris. It inspired me to assign an appellation to my own inner and outer travel project this year: FridaTrail. It started in Mexico City (where else?).
Iztaccíhuatl, the 3rd highest peak in Mexico, is called "White Woman" because its overlapping cones resemble a woman lying on her back. This is my trip report of our summit attempt.
Kindness is like snow; it beautifies everything it covers -Kahlil Gibran
After leaving El Chaltén we headed to the commercial town of El Calafate where we now, to our delight, had a spacious room with a king-size bed courtesy of our travel agent's recommendation (Agent: Swoop Patagonia, Hotel Kosten Aike). Because we hadn't been able to get up close to any of the glaciers we hiked... Continue Reading →