After about 30 hours of travel, I’m back on US soil. I normally really love the transportation part of traveling. I think driving long distances is the best way to see the world. Brushing my teeth in airport restrooms feels less like a hassle and more like an adventure to me. But I’ll be honest, 30… Read More What Uganda taught me
Last weekend, I climbed the most spectacular mountain I’d ever seen. It was part of the mountain range separating Uganda from Tanzania, and it looks like Middle Earth meets Jurassic Park meets Up. The greenest greens in the world waterfall between sheer red rock cliff faces, and actual waterfalls are hidden in every corner and… Read More The philosophy of hiking to the top of the world
“So what will you be doing while you’re there?” This question that was the most difficult to answer in the countless conversations I had about this trip over the past few months. It shouldn’t have been a hard one – usually it’s one of the first things decided when planning trips like this. But This… Read More So why am I here, anyway?
I don’t think my feet will ever be clean again. The red dirt has seeped into every crevice and pore. Bucket baths ain’t got nothin’ on how that stuff can hold onto your skin. This place is settling down and getting comfortable in my heart, too. I love the little girls who erupt in giggles… Read More Village Life