Taking the Long Way to Utila

Aboard Hedwig, in the Bay Islands

I meet Marvin at the Banana Republic Guesthouse in the rundown port city of La Ceiba, Honduras. I had just arrived and like nearly every other traveler to pass through, intended to leave on the first ferry to Utila the following morning. I was trying to pay for my 160 lempira room with a 500 bill. Naturally, the emotionless receptionist […]

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Six Months on the Road: The Details


I’ve done a lot of living these last 6 months. Here are the details… The Highlights *Overcame my fear of cockroaches while in the Amazon. *Kayaked Las Isletas in Granada. *Explored the massive Mercado Municipal in Massaya. *Moonlight skinny-dipping in Ometepe. *Watched women weave tapestries in the Sacred valley. *Spent the day as a patient in a Colombian hospital. *Mountain […]

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Why Travel?

A few of my favorite quotes on travel mixed with a few of my favorite travel moments from my first four and a half months on the road… “I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old […]

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