Tag: Adventure Travel
How I Met Niko
Short Story – this is a piece of fiction. I have never been to Tokyo and I am not married at this time.
Horizons from the Valley Floor
Sometimes we need to remember it is not our compass that is broken when we find ourselves lost. We are lost because others have changed the path.
Turkish Cay and a Shotgun
Everyone has a right to protect themselves and their loved ones. It’s what you do after you realize that the threat is unwarranted that matters.
Probably not Much
What’s to say that hasn’t already been said? Probably not much. I have lived all over the world and currently reside in Turkey. I recommend traveling. You meet cool people with different cultural identities. Different religions. Different foods. Different clothing. The easiest way to connect is to follow suit with what the locals are doing.…
An American and his Unfortunate Van
Sometimes life throws you a curveball and you have two choices to roll with it and make some lemonade or let it frustrate and ruin your day. Today was one of those days.My girlfriend Aysegul recently took on an added position at a satellite location of her university. It is about 100km from where we…
I would like to say that I learn from my mistakes. Actually I think I do. I just like doing some of the same mistakes over and over. I guess they are not really mistakes as much as choices that always lead to an unforeseeable future. I am also coming to terms with the fact…
First and foremost I am a person who likes to go left when everyone else is going right and generally I don’t like big crowds so I search out the road less traveled. A few years back I was living in Myanmar and traveled to Bali, Indonesia with my girlfriend at the time Pai Kotera.…
COV – Create Outdoor Ventures
For endurance athletes out there 2020 sucks. It’s the year that racing and events were stopped. My question becomes does that mean that fitness and goals should stop too? My simple answer is absolutely not. COV-19 is just the year where events need to be self planned and self supported. Here are two ideas for…
Lord of the Flies Revisited
Lord of the Flies was required reading when I was in 9th grade. We all read it in order to learn than there is a need for adults and rules. In hindsight, it may have been a story written to justify laws and the adults in the room. I am no longer sure. In sports…
A Directionless Direction
Sometimes I feel like I spend so much time looking for a path to follow that time just gets wiped away. Just wishing for a split second, a fraction of clarity to know that the search is not futile. That the direction I am on is on track. I have a hard time trusting myself. …