• Kara posted an update 2 years, 10 months ago

    In just under two weeks I depart for my year long travel adventure! First stop, KL, Malaysia!

  • Kara posted an update 3 years ago

    Getting ready for a Thanksgiving trip to Southern California!

  • Kara posted an update 3 years, 1 month ago

    I most recently returned from a trip to Tanzania and am happy to say I successfully summited Mt. Kilimanjaro! If anyone is thinking of a Kili trip, I HIGHLY recommend going with G-Adventures. They seamlessly accommodated my vegan diet. I was so impressed with the chef on the trip, who hauled food for seven all the way up the mountain and cooked…[Read more]

    • What a great accomplishment! I have only summited mountains here in Colorado, but summiting mountains around the world is in the plans. Love the pic, you look so happy 🙂

      • This was my first major summit! Before that my highest climb was Wheeler Peak in New Mexico! Would love to hear more about where you plan to climb.

    • That’s incredible, Kara! Did you do any kind of training to prepare yourself for the climb? I have a friend who was preparing for this same trek, I believe, but she unfortunately ended up not being able to follow through this year. Maybe she’ll try again in the future!

      • Thanks! I did a few hikes up to 13,000 feet (Kili is just over 19.000) and I am a long-distance runner, so used that mostly as my training. I live in NYC though, so there was no good way to prepare for the altitude! I did take medication to prevent altitude sickness and was fortunate that I did not suffer from the altitude as much as others. I…[Read more]

    • Wow! How cool was that? We would love to see more of your photos from Kilimanjaro.

      • My background photo in my profile is from the summit of Kili as well! I have lots of pictures. Where would you like me to share?

  • Kara posted an update in the group Introductions 3 years, 2 months ago

    Hi there! I currently live in NYC (a vegan Mecca!) and have been vegan since 2008. I will be spending all of 2017 traveling and working with a program called Remote Year. I will live in 12 different cities in 10 different countries over the coarse of the year while trying to get my Wellness Coaching business up and running, connecting with vegan…[Read more]

  • Kara posted an update 3 years, 2 months ago