Nick Turner


15,000 miles down

January, 25th, Canton, PA–  *Apologies for not having any pictures this time around folks!  I’ll make up for it next time!* So, I haven’t been fair to you guys and gals.  I’ve been pulling my punches because it’s difficult to talk about your life in the first person, without either […]


A Pirate's Exile: Lost in the City of Angels

Eatonville, WA, August 18th, 2014-Los Angeles is not for the faint of heart.  It is a dichotomy of how stunningly beautiful and depressingly ugly life can be.  As I pulled into the LA Greyhound terminal, I had a dollar to my name.  I traded it for quarters and called my […]


A Pirate's Exile: Bussing across the U.S.A.

San Diego, CA, July 27th, 2014-Crossing the country on a bus is something everyone should try to do more often. It’s a reasonably affordable way to actually see things. I rode the Greyhound from Wilmington, NC to Los Angeles, CA with a slight layover for Bonnaroo and a little Salem, […]


A Pirate's Exile: Bonnaroovian Adventures

San Pedro, CA, July 13th, 2014-I left North Carolina on a Greyhound from Wilmington headed towards Roanoke, VA. It was a 14 hour ride but it was overnight and really not that bad, to be honest. People complain about the bus but they’re air conditioned, some have wifi and all […]


A Pirate's Exile: Tarheel Escapades

San Pedro, CA, June, 23, 2014-I don’t like to fly. Something about the entire process just makes me want to scream out loud about how crazy we all must be in order to pack ourselves into what amounts to a pile of metal and hurl ourselves into the air. Despite […]


A Pirate’s Exile: Pillaging Tampa

At the exact minute that this is being written, I’m on the train to Washington, DC.  I’m watching the homes and highways fly by and thinking about the week I just spent in Tampa.  My grandma moved there a few years back so that she could have a piece of […]