Eli Sooker

Fiction and articles on travel and conservation ✍️・Wildlife photographer and enthusiast 💚・Adamant traveler ✈️・ Getting amongst this crazy world 🌍elisooker.wordpress.com



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Campsite #7: Return to Wakkanai
5 months ago
Since I was coming back from Rebun Island on a late ferry, the thought of making the steep hike to my beloved hilltop campground wasn't all that appealing. Walking it after a long day of sightseeing, ...
Campsite #6, Rebun Island: A Dr. Seuss Wonderland
7 months ago
Rebun Island was definitely one of the highlights of my trip. I'd rank it as my second favourite place visited in Hokkaido, the only place to beat it being Shiretoko. Something these two places shared...
Campsite #5: Wakkanai, Forest Hill Camping in the North
7 months ago
Of all the campsites I went to, this one was probably my favourite. Before leaving Asahikawa, I searched Google Maps for campgrounds in Wakkanai, Hokkaido's northernmost city, and "Wakkanai Forest Par...
Campsite #4, Asahikawa: Michi-no-eki, Camping in a Typhoon, and Why Camping Beats Hostels
8 months ago
If you're wondering why the campsite dates for Asahikawa start a couple days later than my last campsite ended, here's why: Being on the road and all, I wasn't exactly keeping in touch with the news. ...
Campsite #3, Noboribetsu Onsen
8 months ago
Prepare your mind to be blown by the best view from my tent yet (yeah, I know it's only the third entry, shush) in three, two, one!
Post-Travel Depression and What You Can Do About It
2 years ago
If you've ever been traveling for a decent amount of time, then you know what I'm talking about. You've been there. I've been there. We've all been there. If you're new to traveling, then yes, sadly, ...