Most Memorable Moments of a Nomadic 2023

In 2023, Jennifer and I reveled in our nomadic lifestyle, facing challenges and cherishing unique experiences. From an encounter with a serval in Tanzania to conquering Mount Kilimanjaro, each moment was memorable. As the world reopened, we savored diverse cultures and landscapes, creating unforgettable memories for a remarkable year.

Hiking Olympic National Park – Top 12 Trails

Olympic National Park is often described as three parks in one and that is a well-deserved title. The beaches are beautiful with towering rock monoliths rising out of the surf. The rainforest is lush with massive ferns and towering moss-covered trees. The glaciated peaks of the Olympic Mountain Range rise into the clouds. Each type…

Backpacking The Enchantments – Day 3

Backpacking The Enchantments in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness is a remarkably beautiful, but gruelingly difficult journey. The landscape is heavenly with gorgeous alpine lakes and jagged mountain peaks, not to mention the wonderful wildlife. Those who explore this remote area of Washington State find that neither the beauty of this place nor the challenge of…

Exploring The Enchantments Core Zone – Day 2

A journey on Washington State’s most iconic backpacking trail, called The Enchantments, is like stepping into paradise. Getting a permit for The Enchantments and climbing Aasgard Pass are both nearly overwhelming challenges but once you are inside the Core Zone you will not want to leave. It is a mountainous landscape full of gorgeous alpine…

Hiking Aasgard Pass to The Enchantments – Day 1

A journey through The Enchantments is remarkable and beautiful, but a grueling challenge. It is full of gorgeous alpine lakes with mountain top scenery as well as wonderful wildlife. It is an adventure where the beauty and the challenge of the trail simultaneously cannot be overstated. One of the biggest challenges is found when hiking…

Guide to The Enchantments, Alpine Lakes Wilderness

There is a place where jagged snow-covered peaks melt into reflective turquoise blue waters and where mountain goats will literally walk directly up to those who dare venture into their home turf. Sound enchanting? Well, that’s because it is, literally. This magical place is known as The Enchantments and it is consistently thought of as…