Tag: hiking

A Day at Cochise Stronghold: The Last Great Apache Hideout
Arizona

A Day at Cochise Stronghold: The Last Great Apache Hideout

Blogging has taken last place lately behind teaching and working on a M.Ed. full-time. However, summer vacation is fast approaching, the weather is beautiful, and the world is calling. Travel will always be a non-negotiable for me, so no matter how busy I am, I will always make time, even […]

All the Reasons Why I Love and Hate Sedona
Arizona

All the Reasons Why I Love and Hate Sedona

  Sedona, like life, is beautiful but imperfect. Sedona and I have had a love-hate relationship since 2011. The scenery is amazing, the archaeology is cool, but… there are things that I can’t stand about Red Rock Country. It’s time for a talk. Love: Driving Around Before planning any activities […]

How to Conquer Fear and Explore the Magic of Coronado Cave
Arizona

How to Conquer Fear and Explore the Magic of Coronado Cave

Welcome to Coronado National Memorial. One of the only places in Arizona where you can explore a cave on your own. No permits, guides or lines. Arizona never fails to amaze me, and Coronado cave exceeded my expectations. I’ll guide you as you follow in the footsteps of Coronado, and conquer […]

Arizona Adventures: Hiking for History in the Huachucas
Arizona

Arizona Adventures: Hiking for History in the Huachucas

Anyone who knows me knows that I love history and geology. Combine that with a scenic hike and that’s my idea of a perfect day. When I heard that there’s an abandoned mining town at the top of the Huachuca mountains, I was super excited. Not exploring it isn’t an […]

Hiking Coronado National Forest
Arizona, Photo Highlight

Hiking Coronado National Forest

Moving to Arizona Moving all the way to Arizona is a scary thing to do. It was completely spontaneous. The entire five-day drive out here was spent searching for a city and an apartment. One of the toughest things about moving to from the east coast to the desert was […]

Saying Goodbye to Shenandoah
United States Travel, Virginia

Saying Goodbye to Shenandoah

As we work the last few weeks of our jobs, sell off our possessions and prepare for our travels, it’s been difficult to practice the yogic principles of aparigrah (non-grasping) and santosha (contentment). We are at an important intersection in life. The road ahead is full of travel plans and change. The road behind […]