A steamy climb to the top of the storied mount was rich in history and light on rewards.
Patrick JohnstonI am a writer and travel photographer currently living in the United States. My roots are in Africa (a bit), Jamaica (a bit more), and North America (mostly). I began my career in Japan, lived in Hawaii for several years and have been living in the Washington, DC area for more than a decade since then.
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Some great advice for travel bloggers.
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To Fell and Back
A few wrong turns meant a few hundred more feet of climbing, all culminating in a chilly, wind-swept summit – but the views were worth it.