Preparing for Everest Climb

, August 30, 2012

Excited and ready for my new Nepalese adventure, I landed in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmadu Nepal with optimism and eagerness to climb to Mount Everest Base Camp. Knowing that you … Read more

Rakaia Gorge

, August 26, 2012

During one gorgeous, sunny, summer day here in New Zealand Melissa, Ray and I had just finished work at the lodge and decided that we had to take advantage of … Read more

Hiking Mount Potts, New Zealand

, August 20, 2012

With work staying consistent, finishing around 11am, I continued to explore Methven finding all sorts of new things. One of my favorites being the Methven walkway that took me through enormous pine trees, along beautiful lupine fields in full bloom and over lazy rivers that continued to carry glacial silt down from the mountains, turning the river a bright blue aqua color. I’ve been so happy and content just spending time out in the fields, going on walks or jogs around town and just enjoying the scenery around me. The beauty around here just never ends. I can spend hours and hours exploring new places only minutes away that will have me even more excited to go out the next day and find more.