Into the wild.

I am genetically built to be a world-class hiker. I have Scottish and Norwegian blood coursing through my veins. I have lived with my large feet, solid legs and broad shoulders all my life, knowing that one day they would find their purpose. I am known for my grit and stubbornness and I can walk…

Race or rally?

After nearly five years of marriage I didn’t think I needed any further confirmation that my husband and I are polar opposites. This trip, however, has proven that we are officially from different planets! Maybe not Mars and Venus, but planets that generally orbit in a similar pattern and align occasionally, like an eclipse. I’m…

The missing puzzle piece

I was 22 when I found myself in Cambodia feeling overwhelmed and more than helpless as I walked the small town streets of Siem Reap, a little tuk tuk ride away from the towering ruins of Angkor Wat. The local people were still reeling from the devastation of Pol Pot’s reign and the scars of…

A traveller’s high is hard to come by these days.

Today was a fist pump in the air kind of day. Three days in to the 9 month adventure and we conquered our first major hurdle. Purchasing all the bus tickets we need over the next 6 weeks in Mexico at the local bus station and only in Espanol!I felt like a seasoned campaigner going…