For those of you who don’t know, I had a pretty exciting fling a few months ago.
I went to Venice a few weeks ago and had an ABSOLUTELY amazing time. I read about Venezia, as they call it in Italy, a few years ago in a book and thought it sounded completely magical (I mean, it was in a book called The Magicians, so go figure). I didn’t want to get myContinue reading
CIAO from Italia!! It’s taken a few days to get over the jet lag and get a semi-routine going, but Italy is amazing. So amazing it deserves its own blog post, which shall be published in a few days ; ) in the meantime, I had quite the adventure getting there.
Waaaaaay back in the day, around the 14th century, there was a spiritual leader named Drupka Kunley. He was known as the “Divine Madman,” as his teachings of Buddhism were a little…unorthodox. He found the “middle path” of Buddhism too restrictive, so he decided to DIY his own brand. His hobbies included banishing demons, drinking, andContinue reading
About two weeks before we left for Nepal, I ordered a wide-angle camera lens from a website so I could fully capture everything going on around me and the absolute hugeness of the Himalayas. I ordered it to arrive on the 13th, the day before we were set to leave. Well…turns out the 13th is aContinue reading
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.
In case you haven’t heard:
The morning after we arrived in Nepal, I woke up and spent a good two seconds wondering where the heck I was–then it hit me.
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