Tagged: United States

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Want to climb a mountain? Why not climb the tallest mountain in Texas at Guadalupe Mountains National Park? To beat the heat, we woke up at dawn and spent 3 1/2 hours hiking up...

Big Bend National Park

Like all things in Texas, Big Bend National Park is huge. Driving across the park takes several hours (thankfully, the park has gas stations…). It encompasses an entire mountain range! A Mexican singer named “Jesus”...

Marathon Texas Photo Tour

The tiny town of Marathon, Texas was just a quick overnight stop on our way to Big Bend National Park, but we fell in love with Eve’s Garden Bed and Breakfast. Our couchsurfing hosts...

Eastern Texas Photo Tour

Martin and I spent six days getting to know eastern Texas. Here are some of my favorite photos from our quick trip. 

Time and Space

In Search of Time and Space

At first glance it appears like I am rich in time and space. I’m not working; I have full control over where I go and when. I can linger wherever I want for however...

Kayak Adventure Gone Wrong

  Today on Pine Island we took the pedal kayaks out. Usually we take the double kayak out but after Martin’s little mishap yesterday, paddling is not a possibility for him. In fact typing...

Life on Pine Island, Florida

Life on Pine Island is pretty much awesome.  My day started at 6:30 a.m. with a meditation. Then, I exercise for 60-90 minutes while watching the sun rise. Because I hurt my knee running a...

One Weekend in New Orleans

I’m sitting at a table in the middle of Cafe du Monde in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The sweet scent of freshly deep-fried dough swirls around me. The servers run around with...

Homemade Coconut Milk

  Palm trees line either side of the driveway, ushering me toward the little round house that is to be our home for the next few weeks. We are tired. Sprinting across the east...

Is Key West Worth the Hype?

It takes 3 hours driving 45 mph (mostly) on a two-lane road to get there.  Accommodation is extremely expensive – about 90% more than anywhere else we’ve paid to stay. The beach has less...