Exploring Kathmandu

After my first day of really just chilling at the hostel and getting used to a new time zone, I was adamant about getting out on the town the next day. So I got up, gathered my things and got ready (aka braided my hair and put on clothes). But when the time actually came … Continue reading Exploring Kathmandu

Trans-Catalina Trail: Three Days of Oceanfront Views and Steep Climbs

This post originally appeared on The Trek. Trans-Catalina At-a-Glance Distance: 36 miles Elevation gain: 8,000 feet Trail type: Point-to-point Location: Catalina Island, off the coast of Southern California. Terrain: Desert like, sand trails. Some road walking, lots of ridgewalking. Difficulty: Intermediate What to expect Most hikers finish the Trans-Catalina trail in three to four  days. … Continue reading Trans-Catalina Trail: Three Days of Oceanfront Views and Steep Climbs