For me, when everything goes wrong – that’s when adventure starts.
~Yvon Chouinard

tortoiseThe Adventure Begins
“There’s oil coming out”, Jan calls.  I guess I didn’t come off that rock slowly enough.  In hindsight, a skid plate would have been a great idea, but now we’re six miles from the campground at Eureka Dunes, over fifty miles from the nearest town, and about twenty miles from cell reception.  The course of action is clear: 1. get off these rocks, 2. cut the engine, 3. get the car back to the campground, and 4. find reception to call my dad. Continue reading