All in Let's Adventure
If we are too caught up in planning for some desired outcome, we are not present to fully enjoy what we have been working so hard for, when an opportunity or goal is finally realized! When we allow space for ourselves to be fully present and aware, we truly appreciate all life has to offer us in each moment along our short lives.
After many Texas trips out west, including a surprise camping trip for my Mom’s 60th, I can assure you the road to Big Bend promises adventures as endlessly satiating as its miles long. So we, the Kammok team, are now inviting YOU to join us on our next trip out West - to experience the mysterious and magical deserts, mountains and waterways of Big Bend National Park.
Tucked away in no man's land, between the Central and the Gulf Coast regions, lies the Sam Houston National Forest, or what I like to call the Lungs of Texas. Here you will find Gulf Coast weather patterns, paired with fertile soil and warm temperatures, sustaining some of the state's most densely forested lands. Tall pines reach toward the sky as an abundance of wildlife and lush vegetation crowd the forest floor. The Sam Houston National Forest is roughly the size of a small island and protected under the U.S. National Forest Service. It is the hidden gem of the Houston area and boasts ample amounts of hiking, biking, camping and fishing.
Did you know that it is home to the third largest ice field in the world behind Antarctica and the North Pole? I could go on forever with the interesting facts, but here are the top 5 things I learned in Patagonia:
The value of balancing hard work with meaningful rest; a reminder of how our body and spirits were designed and the importance of how we treat ourselves in the day-to-day.
With Father's Day quickly approaching (t-minus 12 days!), we hope you take time to think about the people who have been in your life, the way they have shaped you and the adventures that brought you together. In anticipation of Father's Day, Kammok team member Travis Perkins reflects on one of his important places with his father, and the incredibly moving truths of resilient love.
We asked MOBsters Ben Matthews and Joe Haeberle, professional photographers and adventurers, to tell us about some of their favorite adventures while spending time in the Pacific Northwonderland - they took an epic road trip and filled us in on their favorite PNW spots below!