“The redwoods are like no other trees...find a secluded grove and tilt your head back 90 degrees, and look up into the green canopies far above you, your spirits are bound to rise for you are surrounded by such giants of beauty, beautiful spirits themselves reaching for the sky.”
“No man is brave that has never walked a hundred miles. If you want to know the truth of who you are, walk until not a person knows your name. Travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about
7,000 kilometres into our trip and it felt nice to touch an ocean once again. Atlantic to the Pacific with a few years to stopover in Toronto. California here we come!
The second HipCamp on our trip was a ranch located near Springdale, Washington. The town has a population of about 300 people and is close to Loon Lake, a tourist destination surrounded by cottages and summer homes. The ranch was about five miles outside Springdale and access was via a bumpy dirt road. The
There's been a couple opportunities for us to interact with horses during our trip, but being on an actual ranch and having them come right up to our campsite to say hello is a special thing. I've been nervous around horses since I was bucked off one at a fair when I was 12.