Mountain Madness

Mountain Madness

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. — John Muir I once dabbled in the Himalayas in North India. Now it’s time for the real deal. I leave Chiang Mai tomorrow for Kathmandu where I’ll gear up with enough cold-weather crap to equip an Eskimo...

What 10 Years of Travel Taught Me

I quietly celebrated 10 years of vagabonding travel in January 2016. As part of the personal celebration, I reread my original travel journal (a one-kilogram tome!) and was shocked. I barely recognized the handwriting, not to mention the author behind those intimate...