I made it! Just under 24 hours of traveling and I'm FINALLY here. Phew! Traveling here is a bit exhausting only because there are very few flights in and out of Georgetown. Therefore, my layover in Miami was a dreadful 7 hours long. Spending 7 hours in the land of too-tight mens jeans and slicked … Continue reading Arrival in Great Exuma!!!
Horsethief Falls and Pancake Rocks is a gem of a hike with a gorgeous waterfall, beaver ponds (supposedly), super crazy cool rock formations, and amazing views. The trailhead is located 9 miles off of Hwy 67 between Divide and Cripple Creek at an old tunnel. Again, there are no neon billboards that say "Horsethief Falls/Pancake Rocks … Continue reading Horsethief Falls and Pancake Rocks
Although hiking solo is a peaceful experience that I would encourage everyone to try, trolling around the mountains with friends can be quite entertaining and I'm always down to hike (DTH). Said friends requested a more remote area that wasn't too crowded, a difficult request to fulfill on a perfect Colorado Saturday afternoon. So my recommendation … Continue reading Stroll around the North Catamount Reservoir/Mackinaw Trail
Off I went today to soak in the Colorado sun on a trail I hadn't yet hiked called Seven Bridges Trail. It's in North Cheyenne Canon (pronounced Canyon but I don't have a tilde on my keyboard. Do I?) which is a hikers playground just 10 minutes from downtown Colorado Springs. Where else can you … Continue reading Seven Bridges Trail Fail…and Mastering the GoPro Selfie
Thanks to all of you that read my first blog! The feedback has been fantastic...and quite shocking actually. Who knew you people would appreciate my tongue-in-cheek, non-conforming, break my English teacher's heart writing style. Frankly, I don't enjoy writing, rather, I DESPISE writing but blogging is a bit different. I can write like I talk and no … Continue reading Testing my new Osprey Tempest 20 Backpack
So here I am, just 23 days away from indulging myself once again in the beauty of the Exumas, Bahamas. This will be my third trip to Exuma and it is going to be my home. Yep. It will. See the quote in my "About" page to find out why I would think such a … Continue reading Planning, packing, and panicking…