The idea of spending significant time on a boat does not appeal to me. Once, when Rachel was two years … Continue reading Boots on the Ground in Galápagos
It is dark and cool. Almost silent. On one side is the abyss. A black, still, unfathomable depth. On the … Continue reading Diving the Deep
The night is so dark, hot and humid. Huge trees overhead block out the light from the millions of stars … Continue reading Peeing in the Extremes
The evening streets are chaotic. Filled with people, there is not a car in sight. Music blasts out of the … Continue reading Frontier Towns
The river water is clear, cold, and moving fast. The rocks slide by as my rubber kayak bounces off boulders … Continue reading How Much Can You Cram into a Day?
My heart starts to pound in excitement as our raft eases closer to the island. The breeze has died down … Continue reading Penguins…the Stars of the Show
I cling to the handle bars as I race down the mountain on a bike. It’s so rough that, with … Continue reading A (Slightly Terrifying) Bike Ride Down a Volcano