South Africa has too many hiking trails to even name but one stands out if you want a taste of history and culture. The Pinnacle Point Caves are nestled along the Oystercatcher trail, peering over the roaring ocean onto the jagged eroded remains of a sandstone precipice. This archaeologist-led hike is not recommended for those […]Read more "A Cave Filled With Our Past, Present & Future"
Yes, I know I complain a whole lot about Arizona…The AWFUL heat. The lack of rain. The lack of diversity. The lack of the activities to do. The lack of seasons. The lack of nightlife. The AWFUL heat. And the abundance of racist bigots. But doesn’t every state have those problems? haha :) jk Once you […]Read more "Things to do in AZ during summer BESIDES die of heat."
It is that mushy gushy time of year again; Valentine’s Day. Boyfriends run around like a chicken without a head, trying to figure out the “perfect” romantic evening and buying $50 teddy bears that his girlfriend will stuff in her mom’s garage after a month. Single girls post statuses on Facebook about how they […]Read more "An Unorthodox Valentine’s Day"
In November 2012 I embarked on adventure to hike in one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World: The Grand Canyon. We arrived before sunrise at the rim of the canyon; by far it was one of the most beautiful sunrises I have ever seen! (And that says a lot because Arizona is known […]Read more "Mother Nature is larger than life"
Yet again I returned to the tranquil and beautiful South Mountain. Unlike my last visit to South Mountain, this time I was prepared with my Canon. I am ADDICTED with taking pictures. When I didn’t have my camera last week on the hike, I was bummed out that I couldn’t take pictures of flowers “springing” […]Read more "Our World is addicted to documenting."
Whenever people envision a girl that loves reptiles and hiking people automatically assume she looks like Chuck Noland from Cast Away, all masculine and rugged. Why must she look like a tomboy? Why can’t she be feminine? Why isn’t she allowed to wear a dress and lip gloss? Now I know most are thinking, only […]Read more "Why do girls who like the outdoors have to look like masculine hippies?"
I have been more than stressed lately (let’s just say the doctor told my healthy 19-year-old self that I need to watch my blood pressure), so I was more than ready for a nature get away. Nature just has a way of taking me away from all my stresses, problems and worries. One of the […]Read more "Hiking South Mountain, finally escaping."