Meeting Fabien was a good thing. From the first encounter, it was clear we had a few mutual interests. To start, we both went to university for Architecture and were both deterred in pursuing the practice for similar reasons […]
In 2012, National Geographic published an article on the Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation titled, “In the Shadow of Wounded Knee.” The article exposed me to unforgettable images of the Oglala Lakota people and how they live today. It was a positive article focusing on the strength and resilience of the Oglala community, but the abject poverty […]
Seventeen states down, thirty-three to go. I’ve clocked over five thousand miles on the highway and too many hours to count. Throughout my month on the road, I’ve tried my best to play the Instagram game and dish out regular posts. I like to think I’ve gotten better at stripping away the romanticized filter that accompanies the words and images I share […]
I’ve departed New England with a greater appreciation for the Southern spring than I’ve had ever. The nights were cold and wet while camping in a few of the National Parks and Forests in the area, but we did catch a couple of beautiful sunsets where the clouds parted just before the dark ended the day […]
Sojourn Studio is a creative project to document and showcase my travels from around the world. This site is a curated collection of my writings and photography, a visual travelogue, which I hope will intrigue and inspire others to sojourn abroad in search of their own adventures.
My name is Chris Hayden.
I make music, I write, and I photograph my memories from a world of adventure. I’m a sojourner and I’m back on the road for the summer of 2017.
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