Hiking from Omiš to Starigrad Fortress

Apr 15, 2019    /    stories & photos, wild adventures

Ask a local where you should day trip from popular Split, Croatia, and one of their answers will probably be Omiš. A town sandwiched along a river, beside the sea, and between sheer walls of rocky cliff rising to form unique rock formations along the valley.  I can't believe more people...

Hiking Around Bran Castle: An Autumnal Photo Essay

Nov 12, 2018    /    wild adventures

Bran Castle. In recent years, it's become more and more popular with tourists. There are rumors of Dracula and monster balls. There's a little town full of souvenir stands and vendors selling cheap fried potatoes. But what brought us there wasn't the spooks or the salty treats. The thing that drew...

Walking the World: Bohemian Switzerland

Sep 06, 2018    /    wild adventures

As our time in Prague drew to a close, it was with great relief that we slipped out of the city by train, then bus, north toward the border of Germany, and into the national park known as Bohemian Switzerland. We stayed in the small tourist village of Hrensko, a collection...