Appalachian Trail Marker

Hiking the Appalachian Trail

As days of walking slowly turn into weeks, and weeks then slowly turn into months, hiking the Appalachian Trail turns from an outdoors experience, to a grueling, yet self-imposed, slow motion wilderness adventure. As spring

Rainbow Mountains of Peru

Rainbow Mountain (Cusco, Peru)

In the Ausangate mountain region of the Peruvian Andes just a few hours outside of Cusco, Peru are mountains so uncommonly colored that they have become internationally known as Rainbow Mountain (not to be confused with The

Laguna Quilotoa (Quilotoa, Ecuador)

The water-filled caldera and westernmost volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes Quilotoa hasn’t erupted in over 800 years and has turned into one of the most beautiful hiking spots in all of Ecuador.  After a dormant