Long overdue, this is a snippet of my time adventuring in the Daintree Rainforest. A place of natural beauty, simple living, and incredible people, a part of my heart with always stay in the Daintree. Check out some of my other written pieces to get a better feel of this amazing place I fell in […]
Background: At this point, I was working in the Daintree Rainforest at an ecolodge. Luke, the youngest of the group, was just turning 19. Sweet and shy, we had a goal of bringing him out on a big night. Well, big by rainforest standards anyway.
This place has given me a lot to think about. It’s given me a lot to write about, too, but finding the words that even begin to scratch the surface of doing it justice has intimidated me from putting my pen to paper (or finger to keys when it’s typed up later. I’m an old-fashioned […]
It’s been just over two months now since I hopped on a plane and said goodbye to the U.S. I can’t decide if it feels like I’ve been gone for a lifetime or just the blink of an eye, but it somehow seems like both. Time moves in a weird way when you’re traveling.
I had to scrap this piece quite a few times already. Heck, it’ll be shocking if anyone ever gets to see it at this point. Writing about the rainforest has been such a curveball for me because there’s so much more to it than I ever thought there would be.
I think New Yorkers are best adept for sleeping in the rainforest. You’d be surprised just how similar the two are, sound-wise, at least. The rainforest isn’t a quiet oasis, but rather an entire city of vibrant life. Hidden beneath the brush are scampering lizards, curious bugs, a few mischevious mice, infamous snakes, and much […]