Stories From the Road

longer stories rather than articles or lists

The Northern Coast – A Trip Up Californias Highway 101

We would walk around these small coastal towns, gawking at the driftwood art and dried sea life for sale in the small shops that litter the small time streets, eating at the local mom and pop restaurants and cafes and spending a lot of time searching the tide pools and beaches for any sign of ocean life.

For Your Entertainment – The Dark Side Of Elephant Artists

I recently came across a video of some elephants that had been taught to paint at a park in Thailand. At first sight i was amazed at what these elephants were doing, it wasn’t just abstract splatters and brush strokes, but fully formed artistic skills portrayed from trunk to canvas. I was in complete awe at the display of intelligence from these giants. Here i am, barely able to text on my iPhone, while this giant mammal is painting its name next to a self portrait

A Walk Among The Trees: The Avenue Of The Giants, Humboldt Redwoods

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt While on the way down the west coast from Seattle to […]

Brecon Beacon National Park- Lost in Wales

“Not all who wander are lost.” A very famous quote from J.R.R. Tolkien, overused by the many desperate souls stricken with the wanderlust bug and myself alike. Although there I was, drenched through every layer of clothing by either sweat, […]