Gokyo and glacier from Gokyo Ri

A Close Call: Big Trouble in the Himalayas

Two days of survival: crossing a glacier in a blizzard nearly does me in. The following day, the Everest Cho La Pass tries to finish the job.

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Trekking in Nepal Himalayas

19 Days Alone in the Himalayas

My account of 19 adventurous, uncomfortable days on the trail, alone, in Nepal’s Himalayas. All about solo trekking in Everest National Park.

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Songkran 2016 Chiang Mai

A Thailand Vagabonding Welcome: Songran 2016

Greg returns to Thailand for Bangkok meetups, Songkran, and a drive to Pai before heading to Nepal.

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Vagabonding in Nepal

10 Years of Vagabonding: A New Adventure

Greg celebrated 10 years of vagabonding and is on the way to the biggest adventure yet…

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theYucatanExperiment Greg Rodgers

The Yucatan Experiment Summary

The Yucatan Experiment concludes with some important lessons learned.

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Beach Xcalak Mexico

The Yucatan Experiment Begins

#theYucatanExperiment begins! Two months off grid in Mexico.

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From Paris to Kentucky – A Temporary Homecoming

Back in Kentucky from France for a couple of months. Plans for a big writing experiment in Mexico this fall.

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Green Fields of France and the City of Light

My experience of road-tripping through France for the first time, living history in Normandy, and digging Paris.

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Down and Out in Spain

I swapped Asia for Europe and accidentally found myself on the trail of both Orwell and Hemingway. Some highlights from my first trip to Spain.

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Running With the Bulls

My honest account of running with the bulls in Pamplona – San Fermin 2015.

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San Fermin in Pamplona – Getting Ready to Run

Getting ready to run with the bulls at San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain. Thoughts and observations at the starting line…

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Nam Than Protected Area Laos

Jungle Trekking in Laos and Befriending Parasites

My experience of jungle trekking in Luang Namtha, Laos, and picking up a few parasites along the way.

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A Sticky Ride to Luang Namtha, Laos

A quick account of one of my most hellish buses yet, one that involved six bodily fluids — none of them mine.

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The Festivals and the Music

Remembering the past festivals that I’ve worked, including the one that landed me this new lifestyle.

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