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The scenery was breathtaking!

Why not take a break of writing about my anxiety-driven mind and tell you about

our little trip to Death Valley?


Couple weeks ago, Sophie and I spent a few days in the secluded National Park with no cellphone service, completely disconnected from the world. I then realized it made me focus on more important things like myself and the well-being of my girlfriend. Some of you might know this, but we’ve been living in our van for two years now. Things have been very enjoyable and resourceful, but you know life comes with ups and downs and our life also has its share of challenges. This winter has been hard on me because I’m constantly doubting myself. I’ve been working hard to keep my self-esteem above water, but sometimes, I feel like I’m drowning in my self-indulgent destructive behaviour.

Being in the Nevada desert has been a treat for us. Having no cellphone has shown me how negatively our lives have been impacted by them. As soon as we left DV, our cellphones started beeping incessantly again as if nothing had happened. While life on social media continued to fly aimlessly in the MetaSphere, we had the chance to experienced a brief pause for a couple of days.

We spent our last evening on our rooftop terrasse looking at the clearest sky in North America. Death Valley offers some of the best stargazing in America. Nothing would alter our eyes, it was just us and the stars. We spent a good hour just listening to music and having thoughtful conversations about life. Indeed, it was truly a good moment! Isn’t it supposed to always be like that? That’s what I wished for.

Do yourself a favor and think about when was the last time you really felt like you were experiencing something incredible and unique.

The picture here is us at Dante’s View point in Death Valley National Park. Below this point of view, is Badwater Basin, the lowest point in North America with an elevation of 282 ft below sea level.

Always grateful to grow alongside you, Josh Rags

A Hardworking And Talented Musician Who Embraces The Freedom Of A Nomadic Lifestyle.