“If the Internet was everything it was cracked up to be, we would all stay home and be brilliantly witty and insightful. Yet with so much contradictory information available, there is more reason to travel than ever before: to look closer, to dig deeper, to sort the authentic from the fake, to verify, to smell, to touch, to hear and sometimes – importantly – to suffer the effects of this curiosity.” – Paul Theroux
Adventure – it means different things to different people, but the response to it is universal: the heart quickens, the senses sharpen, memories are seared, and the white noise of everyday life has stopped, if only for a moment.
Rob’s definition of adventure leans toward the physical – edgy escapades that push the human spirit: scuba diving in the Galapagos with whale sharks the size of a school bus, trekking sacred mountains in China, or running Class V rapids in Chile. Some of his richest adventures began with a simple act of faith: accepting an invitation, striking up a conversation, following a whim or the advice of stranger met along the road…