The route we traveled this summer, Photo by Author

I Took Hot Vax Summer Off to Travel With My Partner

And Here’s Why

Ben Carpenter
Aug 19 · 9 min read

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I come to die, discover that I had not lived. — Henry David Thoreau

Annie and I travel because, well, there’s a lot out there. The world is deep and rich, but…