‘This is dumb!’ I exclaimed as my left boot plunged into the snow. Were the moon not obstructed by the sheer cliff that perched immediately above me, I’m sure I would have seen it snickering at me. 220 vertical metres of boot-packing over an 800 metre span at the end of a [...]
My girlfriend, Em, and I spent the past two days volunteering at a refugee camp in southern Slovenia. It was insightful. Read about our experience and observations.
During four months of living and traveling in central and eastern Europe we had shared many [...]
Setting the Stage
I had just returned from two weeks of epic adventuring at the FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro and was ready to re-immerse myself in the craziness of Caracas.
July 5th was Independence Day. I wanted to find a celebration. I polled some of my [...]
Earlier this month I began work as a summer student in the Caracas office of an international law firm. After a generous endorsement from a friend, months of strategically timed emails and lots of luck, I was ecstatic to accept an offer of employment in February. My [...]
At 18:15 last night I learned that the 2014 Walrus Talks were happening at 19:00. I had heard of the speaker series before, but never participated. My intellectual curiosity is generally insatiable so I called the box office to inquire whether or not empty seats [...]