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This website is a travel blog called, Amble Unbound. My name is Aaron K and my greatest passion in life is for travel and exploring the world. Follow along as I visit distant lands, search for exotic wildlife and traverse rough terrain, all while seeking a deeper understanding of life's purpose and meaning. To learn more about my story, please click below. Thank you!

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My Last Days in Kenya

By | Kenya 2011 | No Comments

My time in Kenya would soon be over. After six months of living in Africa, it was time to figure out what to do next with my life. Trouble was, I hadn’t given it a second’s thought, and time was winding down. I remember feeling the energy of all the…

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How Not to Bake a Cake

By | Kenya 2011 | 2 Comments

I’m not what you would consider a master chef. In fact, far from it. (I remember one time college I tried to make mashed potatoes without boiling them first! “What am I doing wrong?! My Grandma makes this look so easy.”) So while I was in Kenya, when I was…

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When The Going Gets Tough

By | Kenya 2011 | No Comments

I’d never known a dizziness like the one I experienced during my internship in Kenya. Somehow, I pushed myself too far for so long that my body finally fought back. This was the lowest I remember feeling in my whole life. I was so dizzy I wanted to give up,…

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The Baboon Story

By | Kenya 2011 | No Comments

When people ask me about Africa, or my travel stories in general, the story about baboons in Kenya always come up as one of the more intense, captivating and scary stories I have to date. And I love telling it! **featured image courtesy of pixabay.com** I woke early to clean out…

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The Water Well Story

By | Kenya 2011 | No Comments

One of my favorite stories from Africa was about a water well and a crazy series of events that I couldn’t have made up if I tried! Once I became a member of staff for my volunteer organization, one of my many responsibilities was to oversee and dictate chores for…

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A Hospital in Kenya

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My trip to the hospital in Kenya for lower back pain went from a very calm, routine check in, to a confusing game of “Wait, what’s happening?” The matatu ride from my little village on the coast was always a 45 minute safari-esque, bone-rattling jaunt over coral rag and large…

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Life as a Staff Member

By | Kenya 2011 | No Comments

Leading groups through the forests of Kenya was a freaking thrill! But the heat, pressure and social anxiety can bring even the toughest explorer looking for a break. I stopped my group near a patch of clear-cut forest because we needed to rest. I motioned to everyone we were taking…

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Maasai Mara Safari | Part 2

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Up before dawn we crawled into our safari van. The night sky, illuminated by the light of a full moon, hang overhead. And beyond those hills, was Africa! A full day game drive was before me and I couldn’t wait!! It was freezing though. No one told me it gets…

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Maasai Mara Safari | Part 1

By | Kenya 2011 | No Comments

My time had finally come! I was going on an African safari! I had dreamed of seeing lions, zebras, elephants and wildebeest all my life, and now I was actually on my way to see them in their natural habitat. The first expo of my internship in Kenya was over…

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17 Ways to Get Grounded

By | Intuitive Living | No Comments

We all have a higher mind, our consciousness, where our intuition sits. But we can’t see it, or grab it, because it exists, for the most part, outside of this physical reality. In my journey, I’ve been researching how to develop and utilize my higher mind, and I’ve learned some…

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