Dark corners of my mind – Solo Backpacking in Point Reyes

“How was your backpacking trip this weekend?” “I hated it.” No, seriously. I’m glad I did it, perfectly happy with the experience afterward, but a solo backpacking trip to Point Reyes revealed several interesting things to me – one of them being that I don’t like backpacking alone. I’m perfectly happy on the trail, but … Continue reading Dark corners of my mind – Solo Backpacking in Point Reyes

An alien world, lion’s teeth and the gulch: Adventures in Mendocino

I can’t resist the magic of this place. Peaceful, with a vibrant energy, it is refreshing and lulling at the same time. A cabin, nestled on the coast, nearby Mendocino, CA, this place is truly a gem. “Pinewood Palace” it is called affectionately by those that visit, and it lives up to its name. I … Continue reading An alien world, lion’s teeth and the gulch: Adventures in Mendocino