It was the most uncomfortable and awkward train ride I’ve ever had. Traveling through the middle of China from the far south of Guangzhou to the capital city Beijing in a 22 hour train ride. On top of that I was sitting on a hard seat with noisy Chinese all around me. It wasn’t pleasant to say…

It was a few years ago that I discovered the existence of a mountain in the US that has the same name as I do. Mount Elbert. It was during a routine fun-search on maps.google.com that I found my equal. A 4.401 meter high mountain that is the highest of the Rocky Mountains and the second highest…