2014. WHAT A YEAR.
If you wanted a little behind-the-scenes action of my summer roadtrip, look no further! Along with making the world’s best s’mores and hiking my days away, I was taking video basically the entire time. I’m almost done producing the full-length, 3 minute version, but until then, here’s a sneak preview: : ) enjoy!
There’s something you should know about me: I am absolutely terrified of spiders. All spiders. Even tiny ones. And not in a cute “hehe so scary kill it for me please” way, either. In like a “HOLY GOD THERE’S AN ARACHNID WITHIN FIFTY FEET OF ME SOMEONE GET A FLAMETHROWER” kind of way.
Arriving in Kathmandu and the receiving culture shock was like being plunked into a glass full of squirming octopi and having no idea what’s going on while your entire body is being examined by tentacles.
The day after hiking Half Dome, I woke up and tried to crawl out of my tent.
When I woke up in the morning to hike Half Dome, I was seriously procrastinating the whole hiking thing. I was ready to go, but I was also extremely nervous about the whole thing, and I kept coming up with tasks for myself to do that just could not wait. Like organizing my car. And decidingContinue reading
After The Big Hike, I realized some things had changed. First, penpal and I were BFF’s. You can’t spend two hours wondering how to survive a mountain lion attack with someone and not become slightly closer. The wonderful thing about having penpal along was that it was my trip and I was doing everything I wantedContinue reading
Astronomers estimate that there are approximately 100 billion observable galaxies. Our own galaxy, the Milky Way, has approximately 300 billion stars. It’s estimated that the naked eye can see around 5,000 of those stars on a clear night. Leaving Zion, I’m pretty sure I saw all 5,000.
Missed Zion, part one? Want to experience Vegas in GIF form? Click here. Once penpal and I got back from viewing the sunset from high atop canyon walls, we flounced efficiently around our campsite: we made a huge fire, we got the air mattress blown up (I know, I know…glamptastic), and we made s’mores. Actually, to be fair, penpal did allContinue reading