I think I’m going to go live in a Buddhist monastery in Nepal. No, but for real. Not forever, or even very long. Maybe even just a week. I think that’s about when I’ll start missing showers. But I don’t think they’re particular about who stays, so long as they contribute, and I’m prepared to … More Serenity
I mean, that’s true of any city you’ve never been before. Unless you’re like, Brad Pitt. Then maybe. I was stoked all the way into Prague. I literally had no idea I was going until just before I arrived. Between getting to Prague, and deciding to go, was about three hours. I love Europe! I … More In Prague, No One Knows Your Name
While I was on the trip, I didn’t really get the chance to capture the experience on my blog or in the videos. At the end of the day I was either knackered, or without an internet connection reliable enough to sustain a 6+ hour upload to YouTube. So some things have gone unsaid. Particularly, … More The Zone
Sitting here in Starbucks, wrapping it up. Prague, that is. This is my third and final night here. I flew in on a total whim. Traveling out of Ukraine can apparently be very difficult. I thought driving down into Yaremche would be a breeze, but it was a total dead-end, and the only way out … More In Yaremche, Hutsul Varenyky You!
And it rhymes with “hryvnia.” That’s the Ukrainian currency. And it’s worth $26 of our fabulous dollars, to be exact. Which means I can sit down at a fancy French restaurant, in Kyiv, and order a croque monsieur, with some damn good ice tea and bottled water (they don’t do tap here) and it’s only … More It’s pronounced “hryvnia.”
It’s all done! The project is complete. I know I said that last time, but this time I’m talking about the video! The vlog is up and running! You can check it out in all its hour-and-a-half glory right here on the YouTubes. It took about 18 hours to edit and put together, all told, but … More California Sunrise
My first day in the Alaskan wilderness … More Musings from the Wilderness – Day One