Sometimes You Do the Bushwhacking, Sometimes You Get Bushwhacked

November 1st They say life begins at the end of your comfort zone. I seem to have found one of the edges of my comfort zone. I am pressed up against the vertical face of a steep hillside, clinging to slippery moss, flailing around in an increasingly pathetic attempt to climb to the top. My … More Sometimes You Do the Bushwhacking, Sometimes You Get Bushwhacked

A View worth the Sweat: the Humpack Rocks hike

I recently, unexpectedly showed up at my friend Jess’ doorstep in Charlottesville, Virginia. Thankfully Jess and her family are pretty flexible about surprise guests. Having known nothing about the area before my visit, I was pleasantly surprised by the lovely town, beautiful vineyards, and wonderful variety of hiking in the surrounding area. Of the many things we did … More A View worth the Sweat: the Humpack Rocks hike

Torres del Paine

Dear readers: we have gotten pretty far behind on our blog posts. But that’s because we’ve been having lots of adventures– experiences that we swear we will share with you whenever the stars align to provide internet access. Last week, we finished our sailing trip up the Chilean coast. It was incredible! But before we … More Torres del Paine