Existing Member?

solbeam Equipped with backpack, blog and her sense of Wonder, a perpetual pilgrim wanders aimfully on....


There are [0] photos and [7] stories tagged with "mountains".

a new revolution 'round the sun

INDIA | Sunday, 7 Oct 2007 | Views [1561]

The Himalayas are a holy place. For a moment, I forgot this. And remembered them only, as big mountains. But slowly crawling along the valleys and ridges of the Earth’s crust had the effect of a pumice stone on my soul. For 15 days I walked. And for ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Footprint in Peru, Day 6: a welcome to the house of great mountains

PERU | Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 | Views [3544]

Footprint in Peru, Day 6: a welcome to the house of great mountains a community service project sponsored by World Nomads As we descend into the valley, I can't help but feel like I'm strolling through ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Footprints in Peru, Day 4: appeasing the apus

PERU | Monday, 13 Aug 2007 | Views [2436]

Veronica & her Apus “I knew you were better as soon as your laugh woke me up,” declares Javier. Indeed, while my mental facilitates napped through a 13-hour siesta, my body, with the assistance ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

stories that silence

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 19 Oct 2005 | Views [1130] | Comments [1]

Like a child who has witnessed a tragedy beyond their vocabulary of comprehension, my mouth has been closed in silent surrender of the search for fitting words that don’t exist. For who am I to speak? In every country I travel to, and with every firsthand ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

on top of the world

CHINA | Tuesday, 19 Apr 2005 | Views [1054]

>See More Pictures

Tags: mountains, tibet

Sol vs. The Volcano -- A History

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 19 Feb 2002 | Views [3217] | Comments [1]

In Portland, Oregon, when given a piece of white construction paper and finger paints, children will blob and smudge paintings of snow-capped mountains topped with whipped-cream clouds and sprinkled with pine trees. In San Diego, California, kids ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, mountains, volcano

three-day-date with a hammock

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 17 Feb 2002 | Views [931]

*turns her pant pockets inside out and shakes the sand out of them* I'm back from my three-day-date with a hammock on the black sand beaches of Monterico. It's amazing how exhasting being lazy can be! In any case, I have a monster blog in the works ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, hammock, monterico, mountains

See solbeam's most popular tags >