Juliette

32 y/o Jewish gal from England currently living in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Michelin trained chef, professional beer pourer, wanderer, dreamer, world traveller. Walking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2022 in search of adventure, mountains and to fall in love with myself.

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Not letting go: NorCal blues, life lessons and why I chose to quit my perfect thru hike.

Not letting go: NorCal blues, life lessons and why I chose to quit my perfect thru hike.

Don’t expect it to heal you. Those were the words that a colleague said to me back in Aotearoa. He had walked the trail in 2019. It’s funny, a lot

Aug 9, 2022 : Juliette
Not letting go: NorCal blues, life lessons and why I chose to quit my perfect thru hike.

Not letting go: NorCal blues, life lessons and why I chose to quit my perfect thru hike.

Don’t expect it to heal you. Those were the words that a colleague said to me back in Aotearoa. He had walked the trail in 2019. It’s funny, a lot

Aug 9, 2022 : Juliette
Recipes from the trail

Recipes from the trail

So, what are you eating out there? This is the question more people ask me than how my hike is going. People have high expectations from me as a ex

Jul 3, 2022 : Juliette
It’s not supposed to be easy

It’s not supposed to be easy

Dirty tears are streaming down my face as I walk up to Kennedy Meadows general store to the applause of other hikers. I see faces I hadn’t seen for

Jun 24, 2022 : Juliette
My Gear is Failing But I Will Not

My Gear is Failing But I Will Not

It is hot. Really hot. The kind of hot when sweat is dripping down my forehead into my eyes and it stings. I feel a drop hit my bare legs. I wipe

Jun 9, 2022 : Juliette
Becoming Home: 2 weeks in a fantasy world

Becoming Home: 2 weeks in a fantasy world

It’s been over 2 weeks since I first pitched my tent in the dirt and dust of Southern California. I’ve become a PCT hiker now for just shy of 200

May 19, 2022 : Juliette
It begins with California

It begins with California

And so it began. It begins in the way that so many of my dreams and goals have begun before. It begins with California. Visas, Covid and

May 4, 2022 : Juliette
Working On A Dream

Working On A Dream

The idea came to me two years ago. I fell epically, painfully, and unexpectedly in love with someone who did not love me back. Through the darkness

Dec 21, 2021 : Juliette