Category Archives: Other Travelers

We got interviewed by the New York Times!

Here is a link to the article. We were quoted warmly and accurately. They also interviewed several other walkers, and a few authors whose books I will now find and read.

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transcontinental

It has already been more than two weeks since we walked into the Pacific Ocean. We have chosen to take the advice of many people and take our time heading home. We are in no rush. After a visit all-too-short … Continue reading

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The Germanator

How rude of me, I forgot to introduce Rob! Back in Glenwood Springs, we stayed in the Glenwood Springs Hostel. They gave us a good deal – and we didn’t want to spend $30 on a tent camping site – … Continue reading

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down and to the West

So much is happening! But there is so little time to write and shuffle through photos and type on tiny keyboards. From Vail Pass (about 10,600′ above sea level) we walked down and down and down into the Vail valley, … Continue reading

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Tazewell County Magic

Drawing close to Pekin, we stayed with a friend of Amber’s in the small town of Mackinaw. Ronda King opened up her house to us as if we were her family. When we arrived, we were greeted in the backyard … Continue reading

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Meet Nate Damm

On February 26, 2011, Nate Damm left Lewes, Delaware on the American Discovery Trail to walk across America.  Why?  Because he wanted to. The idea had spent many months running laps in his head and refused to go away.  Even … Continue reading

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Life on the C&O and Trail magic in Hancock, MD

Every day since our time with the Fellowship has been a blur. Once we got our pushcart squared away and rolling, we went from covering 10-15 miles per day to crushing 20-25. That, America, is totally awesome. The C&O Towpath … Continue reading

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“Our Dreams Are Different” (dreaming of Athens)

Currently, we are in Arlington, Virginia, resting and catching up on many important walk-related things.  A new friend – and fellow Ohio University graduate – just shared this amazing story with us: The Refuge from Soul of Athens on Vimeo. … Continue reading

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Flashback: San Francisco or Bust, 2009 (with dogs)

After our graduation from Ohio University in June of 2009, the family of friends that Kait and I had found in college quickly began to disband.  The undergraduate chapter of our lives had ended, and we left Athens one by … Continue reading

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