A few years ago I was finishing a solo hike in Tahoe when I met some hikers who needed a ride to town. They were from Argentina. Score! I love talking to people from other countries, especially when they're in my own backyard....sorta.
They told me about Patagonia, a great place to hike. Friends had just come back from a trip there and flashing back to the beautiful photos they shared, the seed was firmly planted. Patagonia just moved up to #1 on my list of places to visit.
So in two weeks, here I go. Solo. I have a plan but I have no idea how it all will evolve. And, thus, it was so appropriate that I found this sign at a brew/bike pub in Fairfax, Ca.