We spent 3 days at sea and have now arrived in Madagascar. A beautiful passage and a beautiful country.
Joys of Checking In and Out
Checking in and out is sometimes fraught with peril..
After 2 1/2 months of adventure and learning on Reunion, the beautiful French island in the Indian Ocean, we are setting sail for Madagascar!
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?
Global HitchHiking, Part II: Preparing to Crew Around the World
What does it take to get started in Global HitchHiking?
Global Hitchhiking: Crewing Around the World
I'd like to introduce you to a concept I call Global Hitchhiking. Global Hitchhiking is what I've been doing for the past 2 years as I've sailed around the world on other people's boats.
Adventures In Happiness
A new book I purchased a few days ago from a guy with a story similar to mine. It felt like one of those small world moments!
More information about Trou de Fer
Last night I blogged about my hike to the viewpoint looking at the waterfall, Trou de Fer. I assumed the waterfall was called Trou de Fer, but it appears I am sorely mistaken.
Jungle Trek in Reunion
A few weeks ago some friends of mine and I on a hike to see a waterfall called the Trou de Fer, here in Reunion. Rebecca and Patrick Childress from the blog Where Is Brick House.com and another couple on the boat next to them, Keith and Mildred Brauer.
My First Experience Sailing
In 2011, I did something that would change my life. I climbed aboard a 40-foot catamaran in Placentia, Belize, and didn't get off again until the following weekend.
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?
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.
Where do I begin?
About 3 years ago, in January of 2015, I moved from my 4 bedroom house in Ventura, into a tent trailer. Yep, I said tent trailer.