Introducing the "Third Idiot":
Ellery Althaus grew up and continues to live in his parents house in North Truro, Ma on Cape Cod, where his childhood was a strange blend of forced travel and poetry. Right out of highschool Ellery began travelling on his own, in 2001 he and Nathan Tarvers did a 2 month mountain bike trip through the Rocky Mountains along the Great Divide. Ellery then started studying at Alfred University with Levi, where his love of travel and all things Russian was cemented. He went on to study abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia, Cape Town, South Africa and Florence, Italy and eventually graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in History. Also in 2006 Ellery, Levi and Nate walked the Camio de Santiago, sadly though, Nathan Tarvers is now married and unable to attend this trip.
Levi Bridges was born and raised on a farm in the hinterland of Maine, an experience which both instilled a love of the outdoors with a profound and irrepressible desire to know everything about the world beyond. Acting on these impulses has taken him on scores of adventures through the U.S., Europe, Central and South America. He graduated from Alfred University in Alfred, New York, earning a double major in Spanish and English Literature, during which he completed semesters in Granada, Spain and Mexico City. Levi has spent much of the past two years living, working, studying, and traveling around Latin America where he has published freelance writing pieces on subjects diverse as urban development problems, border issues, immigration, and the plight of refugees from the civil conflict in Colombia. He enjoys being outdoors or tucked inside sharing mad conversation and fine wine with good friends by the hi-fi.