Nathan Lake's Posts

Osoyoos, British Columbia

Osoyoos, British Columbia

Osoyoos, British Columbia is fast become a wine lover’s destination. Still relatively unknown in the grand scheme of things, the Osoyoos wine industry has grown rapidly in the past 3 years. There are easily 50 vineyards within 25 miles of downtown. Despite the relatively young age of the vines, they are producing some fine wines, especially their desert and ice wines. A small town in the Can...

Read More »

Traveling to Marrakech…Stop worrying

I talked to a lot of people as I was traveling on my way to Marrakech. Every one of them expressed concern over my safety. I have now been here two days and I can tell you now… Stop worrying. This is a very easy place to travel in. Most people are friendly. Like most places, people are just going about their lives and have no desire to harass Americans.  The French travel here in droves...

Read More »
The Path We Choose

The Path We Choose

Our futures are determined by a never ending procession of choices that are presented to us by life. Each choice, each fork in the road, leads to the next fork, and that to the next fork, and so on, and so on, and so on. With each decision we make, one infinite set of possible futures is created and lays before us,  while another set of infinite possible futures disappears.  Each choice, and the f...

Read More »
Neah Bay – Boats, Eagles, and Quiet

Neah Bay – Boats, Eagles, and Quiet

At the far northwestern tip of the Olympic Peninsula lies Neah Bay. To quote the website of the Makah tribe,  The Makah Tribe has called the spectacular Neah Bay, Washington area home since time immemorial. If you are expecting casinos and cheap cigarettes, this is not the place to go. If you need fancy hotels and 5 star restaurants, you will be disappointed. What you will find is a small town at ...

Read More »

Decision Making Part 2 – The Process

When you are traveling, particularly if traveling alone, you will need to make a constant stream of decisions, any one of which can royally screw up your day if you are wrong. What time do I need to leave for the airport? Should I check a bag or try to get by with just a carry on? Do I have time to eat before my flight? What is the first thing I should do when I land in Kathmandu? (Hint: Find a Ne...

Read More »
Skip to toolbar