About to set off. The sun is out but I’m nervous getting back on the trail. Bought way too much
Rained all night. Maybe it got it out of its system. I slept well behind Cathy’s pie shop even though
I got a note from a follower named Tom who says, “You and your hiking odysseys personify today's word.” The
The cows have moved this morning and are grazing literally in Irene and Bindie’s backyard. I strip down and take
What a fantastic place to sleep, dead quiet until about 4 when the trucks revved up again, but a safe,
Rain and mist all night, but snuggled warm in a bunk at the hut. Sadly, no view from this spectacular
The weather forecast is for more rain – and thunderstorms – but not until later today. The mist is down
I think I felt so good yesterday because it was the first time I started to really feel my rhythm
It rains at night, a constant, loud volley of water bullets on the alicoop. I’m dry and snug as the
What an extraordinary place to wake up to. I have a virgin forest, thick and impenetrable, across the river. Rapids
More rain, but finally the sun is up and the sky is pink. I am starting to doubt my capacity
I wake up to an absolute cacophony of bird song, the wildest yet. We’re at about 500 meters and it
All my gear is neatly laid out as I wait for the sun to peak out over the trees. He’s
Good decision to sleep in the tent, so cozy and much less dew this morning. Tuis call each other over
Up early just as the sun is coming up, my favorite time of day. I’m happy to have found a
To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. – Søren Kierkegaard The day starts
Gray and ominous this morning; foggy, but no rain. Obviously I’d like ideal weather for the crossing – and my