Meet community-level Pathfinder Rob Lendon, whose weblog asecondlife.co.uk takes you down the highway less-travelled, utilizing exploration to inspire individuals to be extra adventurous and, crucially, glad!
Give us the low down in your weblog
My weblog is a artistic outlet for me to share my images and musings on my travels. I are inclined to journey to less-popular locations, many understand as harmful. It’s not a standard journey weblog in that the articles deal with storytelling, with the intention to encourage individuals to journey relatively than present a sensible information to the locations.
Describe your journey type in three phrases…
Relaxed, impulsive, adventurous.
What locations are in your bucket record for 2019?
South America has remained untapped for me, specifically Bolivia and Patagonia. However I additionally need to practice within the martial artwork of Kun Khmer in Cambodia, go to Antarctica, stroll throughout Iceland, climb one other mountain, stroll one other camino and spend a while consuming wine in Alsace, France. It’s going to be a busy 12 months. I are inclined to resolve final minute and go the place my temper takes me, so could nicely find yourself some other place utterly.
Inform us about your most unforgettable journey reminiscence…
I’m lucky to have many, however I believe trekking to Everest Base Camp in Nepal was essentially the most important. It was on this journey that I realised what was vital to me, and it gave me the push to begin travelling full-time. There was one unforgettable second specifically after I was strolling alongside an open plain with snow-covered mountains rising excessive above me on either side and I simply felt so fortunate to be there in that second. I perceive why it’s a non secular place to the locals: the mountains are rock- and ice-hewn cathedrals in honour of mom nature.
Why do you’re keen on journey running a blog?
It provides me a cause to journey past the apparent. It’s surprisingly straightforward to get complacent about your travels if it’s the one matter you do, and whereas I don’t need to view my travels purely as work, running a blog does present a much-needed focus at instances.
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