Quiet corner of the world

Every once in a while when the weight of the world gets heavy, it’s important to spend a little time away from the madness of people and enjoy some peace and quiet. Nothing crazy, but I managed to get away the other night and enjoy a little quiet with a couple friends at a tiny pond. Here’s a couple of simple photos and a quick … Continue reading Quiet corner of the world

Dramatic skies over Mt. Monadnock

I have to admit something. Of all the years I’ve been hiking the White Mountains in New Hampshire, I’ve never climbed up Mt. Monadnock in the southern part of the state. I always thought that since it was so close to Massachusetts, it probably wasn’t as high or challenging as its brethren up north. I was wrong. I went up to hike Mt. Monadnock with … Continue reading Dramatic skies over Mt. Monadnock

Hiking Basin Cascade Trail in New Hampshire

The Basin Cascade Trail in Franconia Notch New Hampshire isn’t a difficult trail to ascend by any means. It is however, full of amazing mini waterfalls. From the basin cascade trail you can make it to several different awesome spots, like lonesome lake and more. But along this route, you’ll encounter dozens of small waterfalls, tons of beautiful rock formations, and more moss than the … Continue reading Hiking Basin Cascade Trail in New Hampshire

Beavertail Lighthouse before Hurricane Isaias

I took a stroll with my uncle at Beavertail State Park in Jamestown Rhode Island right before hurricane Isaias last week. The portion that hit Rhode Island was just some wind left over from the storm down in the Caribbean, but it still made for a great atmosphere at the beach in Rhode Island. The skies were calm and the waves weren’t insane, but it … Continue reading Beavertail Lighthouse before Hurricane Isaias

Gear Review: Bonafide SS107 Fishing Kayak First Impressions

Update: July 14, 2020. Added some quality issues I ran into below, along with experience on different water types and some hopes for future model improvements.

One of my favorite things to do is kayak. Another one of my favorite things is go fishing. When possible, I combine both of these activities! Earlier this season, my previous kayak of 13 years finally had its last trip. After extensive research, I purchased a new Bonafide ss107 kayak. Here are my first impressions. (There’s a video tour at the bottom if you’re pressed for time)

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