What challenge, hardship or misfortune have you experienced in your life? What have you learned from this and how has it prepared you for the future?
The sun sets and rise each day. But how many times do you manage to catch a glimpse of it in this busy life?
Traveling can be so much fun…and so much stress. Packing your bags, getting to the airport on time, paying unexpected baggage fees. It all gets old pretty quick. But what you really don’t want is to end up realizing that you left all your chargers plugged in at home beside your bed.
For even the experienced weekend backpacker, long thru-hikes like the Continental Di-vide Trail (CDT) and the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) can seem like a whole new league. Two nights in the woods becomes five months!
Leaving school/work early on Friday turns into missing classes or even say quitting your job, boots collect thousands of more miles and every extra pound becomes that much more crucial. But how do you go about preparing to hike for months at a time?
There is something so thrilling about being in the wilderness, far from civilization. If you live in a big city, you’re probably used to getting by with barely any exposure to nature. Sure, there are trees lining up the sidewalk, the occasional raccoon and copious number of squirrel transplants.
If you really want to experience the raw untamed nature, you will have to forge a path, far from civilization.
Today’s trail took me back to millions of geological years!
The Mysterious Weeping Rock! Popularly known as the Crying Stone. Amazed?
Located in the Western part of Kenya, Kakamega, lies these force of nature. Fourty meters high with a small rockon top, the structure sheds gallons of tears (water) enough to feed a good number of elephants a day.
Sitting on a piece of rock sipping my coffee, I could hear the busy birds chirp…it is an ambiance of pure happiness!
The best part of it was the people living around these massive natural phenomenon-the mystic rock. Their willingness to try to explain every detail about it was just a sign of a pure welcome and I had to grasp a few lessons from them;
In life, speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you. Stuff has happened sure and but stuff always happens. No one can forecast the future!