To date, J.R. has circled the world some 13 times.
He has taken more than 50 multi-week trips in many of the most pristine places on the planet: the Andes, the Amazon, the Adirondacks, Alaska’s Yukon, Greenland, the Arctic Circle, Tasmania, you name it.
Wherever he goes—however he can—he embeds with the local population, bunking in homes that will have him and breaking bread in a language not his own. Otherwise, he is almost always alone.
It is no stretch to call him one of the world’s most prolific living solo explorers. …The Greatest Traveler You’ve Never Heard Of