Hiking Ausable Chasm – USA’s Oldest Natural Attraction

Also known as “the Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks”, Ausable Chasm is one of the USA’s most beautiful sights, and is also the country’s oldest natural attraction. Ausable Chasm opened its doors to the public back in 1870, and since then visitors from all over the US, Canada, and the world have come here to…

Zakopane – Hike To Morskie Oko

It’s no secret that I love hiking, and that I have an ever-growing dislike for big cities, which is kind of ridiculous for someone currently travelling through Europe. So when I heard about Zakopane and the possibility of doing a hike  to  Morskie Oko lake, I thought to myself, “hells yeah!”.

Out Of Water On An 8 Hour Hike

Thirsty, hot, tired, out of water…desperate. These are the thoughts that went through my mind as the entire group had run out of water only after 3 hours on an 8-hour hike. Altitude sickness, 30 degrees sun, then the cold at 3700 meters above sea level (m.a.s.). These are the facts we had to deal…

Why I Might Never Leave Colombia

My decision to come to Colombia can be best described as out-of-the-blue and last minute. Having started my trip in Peru, and my original plan to visit Bolivia and Argentina no longer being appealing, I decided to make the trip north and travel to Colombia. I am now only two weeks into my Colombia adventure,…

Huaraz – The Time Altitude Kicked My Butt

If there is something that most of my trips have in common, it’s hiking. Whether it’s a one or a multiple-day hike, I always enjoy the challenge of going up a mountain. Being from South America, many of my hikes have involved climbing in altitude, and I’ve always passed the test with flying colors, getting…