Packing List for Camino
Mar20

Packing List for Camino

I leave tomorrow morning for the Camino! I am nervous and excited. Mostly nervous because of the weather forecast. I have typed out a packing list with some photos. Also added a 2 minute vlog. Backpack weight: 16lb My starting weight: 166lbs Bags 1-40L Gonex Backpack (with laptop sleeve) 1- Passport/wallet body sling 1- Sleeping Bag 3- Mesh bags 1- Day pack compressed 20L     Electronics 1- Lenovo Yoga (with power cord) 1-...

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I Don’t Have the Answers
Mar14

I Don’t Have the Answers

Well… I leave in a week for my 500 mile journey. The unknown is terrifying and we want to control so many aspects of our life. If there is one thing I have learned it is that life is uncontrollable. This trip is about focusing on life. I recently was back in the US and received the questions “why? why would you want to travel that far and leave the comfort of home?”,¬† “if you’re not religious, why would...

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The Way – Camino de Santiago
Feb21

The Way – Camino de Santiago

It is a pilgrimage that I plan to take in exactly 1 month from today. A trip of 500 miles across the north of Spain. The Way is known as the Camino de Santiago. It is a walk that will take me around 30 days. There are no rules about how far I must walk every day or at what pace I must go. The trail is well marked and will be directing me to my physical destination. It is also well supported as more than 300,000 people do this...

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Summer Travel 2017
Aug29

Summer Travel 2017

Over the summer, Matty and I traveled to a number of places including: Romania, Macedonia, Kenya, Malta, and Greece. I hope that my travels inspire others to explore the world. With all the “bad” the media exposes us too, I think it is important to see the beauty. Travel broadens my mind. I get to share new experiences with others. I get to see how the people of the world live. To see the similarity and the differences of...

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Friends & Family Come to Italy
Aug19

Friends & Family Come to Italy

Matty and I invited our friends and family to come to Italy. We rented the villa and transportation and I planned out the activities. We had 17 people total over 16 days in 4 places. First we were in Venice where we toured the canals. We then went to Tuscany where we learned to cook Italian food, rode Vespas, visited Cinque Terre, Leaning tower, Florence and went swimming. Next stop was Rome where the temperatures reached 106. We...

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