Wandering Aimlessly

Hey, I'm Brian Cray - adventure travel writer and seasonal worker. Follow my adventure short stories on hitchhiking, train hopping and wandering.

Fading with the Forest

Empty walls crumble. Brick-by-brick the wounds open. Scars wither to Earth.

Site and Channel Updates

So I normally don't post such updates, but with my recent hiatus from YouTube and posting stories I thought I would update everyone on what's going on with my channel and blog postings. My last long trip was hitching and riding from Rutland, VT to Davenport, IA back in mid September. I have about 6 or 7 episodes for YouTube that will be apart of a mini series. Each episode will be no longer than 10 minutes with an aim for 7 minutes and will be well edited with both train footage as well as random blurbs by...

Backpacking of Budget Travel

Backpacking on a Budget Backpacking is still popular among those who go on vacation. Far from everyone enjoys spending time on a beach. Many people prefer an active way of rest. Backpacking does not necessarily nights spent somewhere in camping sites by the fire with someone playing the guitar with a flock of mosquitoes and a rucksack behind one`s back. It is a stereotype. It is time to break the pattern. There are various options for interesting and fruitful vacation. How to save on vacation and spend a minimum of money? It is a huge advantage of a backpacking that a...

From Golden Stalks to Green Mountains

Through her scars of earth, Between tilled shimmering dirt, Gold whiskers converge...

Chartreuse Sky

Vibrant fall branches, a facade of chartreuse sky, whispers with the wind.
Travel Maui on a Cheap Budget

The Road to Hana Nearly Killed Me

The Road to Hana And there I was with tears drowning my cheeks, gushing out of my eyes uncontrollably, as Kelly drifted away up the...
Shark's Cove Oahu

Snorkeling on Acid

Snorkeling Hawaii We putted along down the congested back roads towards Turtle Bay ready for snorkeling Hawaii. Nate sparked up a cigarette puffing plumes of...
Hitchhiking Southeast Asia - Thailand

Hitchhiking Southeast Asia Tips

Hitchhiking Southeast Asia Tips I bought my plane ticket to Malaysia and winged it from there. The best way to travel is with no plan. ...

Thumbs and the Sand

Hitchhiking Hawaii So I arrived in Hawaii on September 9th to start my job at Pacific Skydiving Center as a tandem parachute packer. I felt...
Abandoned Arizona - Vulture City Ghost Town

Abandoned Vulture City

Abandoned Arizona Vulture City - Wickenberg We also found time to journey down to the ghost town of Vulture City. Expecting to pay a fee...