It was a sunny, Monday afternoon when my host, Fabien, picked me up from the train station in Villefranche de Rouergue. I didn’t know what to expect, but he was happy to see me upon my arrival. He’s a thin-framed man of average height […]
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 […]
I made it to Boston after a four-day drive and a smooth 1,300 miles. My goal was to sit down and have a chat with at least one person from every state, take their portrait, and move on to the next. It quickly became evident this wasn’t exactly realistic with the timeline I had set for myself. In one day I drove through five states from D.C. to Connecticut […]
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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