Sunset along the California Coast.

Photo Favorite – Sunset on the California Coast

Sunset along the California Coast, Highway 1, north of San Francisco. I finally returned to see salt water along the Pacific Ocean after spending the better part of the year, inland and in the mountains and deserts of the American Southwest.

Climbing to Location Independence August 2014 Income Report

August 2014 Income Report

Climbing to Location Independence: A candid and in depth report of just how much money I made (or didn’t make) this month in my online endeavors and my pursuit of location independence.

Lightning strikes in the deserts of Grand Staircase Escalante, Utah.

Photo Favorite – Lightning in Grand Staircase Escalante

Lightning strikes in the deserts of Grand Staircase Escalante, Utah. I spent a good week or two camping in this desolate and beautiful place. Check out my trip report from Backpacking Coyote Gulch. Shot on my Sony NEX-6 in timelapse mode to combine two lightning strikes in post processing.

Hacienda Napoles

Hacienda Napoles and the Cocaine Hippos of Pablo Escobar

Part II from our camping trip to Rio Claro: a visit to Hacienda Napoles, the former estate of Pablo Escobar, turned theme park, safari, and water park, and a glimpse into Colombia’s dark past… Including the legacy he has left behind.