Tag: backpacking

Tramping at Arthurs Pass, New Zealand

After returning from work in Antarctica, I immediately started the off-ice adventuring. Despite needing a bit of a break back in civilization, I decided to go with astrophysiscists Eric Leitch and Kyle Story on a quick 3 day backpacking trip up at Arthurs Pass, a short distance away from Christchurch.   A few pics of …

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Exploring the Salkantay Trail and Machu Pichu in Peru

This past September, my friend Chris Shybut and I spend 10 days trekking through Peru. During the trip, we explored all over, and had some great adventures. The trip also forced us to brush up on our Spanish – a much needed refresher. During the urban parts of the trip, we explored the cities of …

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