Back in the Saddle Again

Today is the second day back on the boat, but the first day back on the ocean.  It’s been great being back on the water.  We left Cape Town around 10 am and are sailing towards Namibia, about a 4-day passage.  All three of us have had bouts of seasickness at various levels as we … Continue reading Back in the Saddle Again

Changing Your Perspective Through Travel

It is interesting to me the perspective changes I have had over the past couple of years as I have traveled around the world. Don't get me wrong, I've been traveling since I was a kid. My family moved from Arizona to England for 4 years when I was 5, then to California and I … Continue reading Changing Your Perspective Through Travel

Another Day Sailing, Another Wahoo!

Today I decided to try a different lure on my fishing line. It still took all day of looking at the lines and assuming I was never going to catch a fish. I've been fishing for about a week now, except for the time we were anchored. I'm a troller, or that's what I've been … Continue reading Another Day Sailing, Another Wahoo!

Global HitchHiking, Part III: Finding Boats for Crewing Around The World

Global Hitchhiking is sometimes like online dating. You have to find a boat to hitchhike on and boats have to find a crew member to help out. How do you make a match?

Is Minimalism Something That Can Save Our Planet?

Have you ever wondered what all this talk is about being a minimalist?   Downsizing, tiny homes, van life, all of these movements are spawning off of people being tired of the typical consumerism lie that that's been taught to them for generations.   Happiness only comes from having more stuff and bigger houses and … Continue reading Is Minimalism Something That Can Save Our Planet?

Southwestern Tour

Part of the reason I'm on this journey is an amazing little 2-week trip I took in my tent trailer back in 2013. A friend and I decided to hit 10 Southwest National Parks in 12 days throughout California, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada.