USA

Brian Cray wanders the USA by freight train, hitchhiking and foot, backpacking between the lesser traveled roads to show us the splendid landscapes of America.  His prose short stories pack a punch with adventure as he wanders between temp jobs to taste the nectar of life.

Train Hopping in Chicago

Giants on the Steel in Small-town Iowa

I hopped off my first Viking Ship around 9 PM, wandering the dark, dusty, dirt roads of Fort Madison, IA. The crisp air calmed me and as I listened to the deafening bellows of...

Hiking Frisco Peaks Trail

Hiking Frisco Peaks Trail I ended up hiking for about three or four miles today through National Forest finishing up in Frisco near the hospital.  The perfect day for hiking.  I changed out of my...
Ponderosa Pines on Waldron Trail

Drunk Hiking Grand Canyon Shenanigans

Hiking Grand Canyon A lot happened over the past few weeks in The Village. Not just hiking either, although, we hiked a majority of the trails too since my last blog post about the Rim...
Rim 2 Rim

Rim 2 Rim…Not a Porno

Rim 2 Rim I awoke fairly early Thursday morning to set out on an intense, Rim 2 Rim, hike that tested both my mental and physical conditioning. Since I started working in Grand Canyon Village...
Postcards

Gettin’ Tipsy at World of Beer

Gettin' Tipsy at World of Beer Last night was awesome. I wound up going out to World of Beer with Kathleen. I had a blueberry pale, cooper pale ale and red bull vodka. I had...