16 episodes

This is Jason Jamar and the Long Journey Podcast, detailing my travels across America as I share thrilling stories from my 16-month backpacking trek from California to Maine and my eight-month kayak voyage from Maine to Texas.

The Long Journey Podcast Jason Jamar

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

This is Jason Jamar and the Long Journey Podcast, detailing my travels across America as I share thrilling stories from my 16-month backpacking trek from California to Maine and my eight-month kayak voyage from Maine to Texas.

    King of the Springboard

    King of the Springboard

    In this episode, after a six-week break, I make my way from my hometown of Marble Falls to Austin, TX, stopping to camp at one of my favorite places in the world - Krause Springs. BJ, my husky/red healer mix puppy, begins his walk, and it is a little rough at first, but he does well. Our adventure is now underway.

    • 17 min
    Bonus Episode | Dr. Donald Frazier - Director of The Texas Center at Schreiner University

    Bonus Episode | Dr. Donald Frazier - Director of The Texas Center at Schreiner University

    In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Donald S. Frazier, Director of the Texas Center at Schreiner University in Kerrville, TX. 
    My journey to backpack across America began in San Deigo in Sept. of 1999. I took a brief layover in Marble Falls and Austin, TX, in 2000 while en route to Maine. I had set out from Austin on March 2, 2000, to coincide with Texas Independence Day. 
    So in honor of Texas Independence, I wanted to have an expert as a guest who could share with the many non-Texas listeners (and plenty of Texans, too) why we are proud of our Texas heritage. 
     

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Quarterstaffs and Terraforming

    Quarterstaffs and Terraforming

    In this episode: My backpacking trek from California to Maine continues as I leave Austin, TX and continue my cross-country hike east through College Station, Nacogdoches, and Marshall, TX on a Texas College tour. I also get to assist in building a lake.
     
     

    • 20 min
    Southern Hospitality

    Southern Hospitality

    In this episode of my 16-month walk across America, I cross into Louisiana from Texas and then make it to the Natchez Trace in Mississippi. Meeting wonderful people who show me the meaning of hospitality every step of the way.
     
     

    • 23 min
    S2|E5 Skateboards & Seashells

    S2|E5 Skateboards & Seashells

    In this episode, I reconnect with friends in Tupelo, Mississippi, whom I first met in May of 2000 while backpacking the Natchez Trace. The Natchez Trace was just a small segment of my walk from San Diego, CA, to Calais, ME.

    We reminisce about our time together and attending the Passion OneDay 2000 conference in Memphis, TN.

    Matt Robinson, who owns Change Skateboard Shop in Tupelo, Also shares about the Change Tupelo Festival, which he organizes each year.

    Ron and Heather Brandon share about their life on their farm, rental unit construction, prison ministry, and homeschooling.
    Links mentioned in Episode
    Change Skateboard Shop in Tupelo
    https://changetupelo.com/
    Kairos Prison Ministry
    https://www.kairosprisonministry.org/
    Passion One Day
    https://passionconferences.com/about/
    Reclaim Arts Academy
    https://redeemingthearts.org/
     

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 1 | It Begins

    Episode 1 | It Begins

    This is Jason Jamar and the Long Journey Podcast, detailing my travels across America as I share thrilling stories from my 16-month backpacking adventure from California to Maine and my eight-month kayak voyage from Maine to Texas.
    In this episode the journey begins on the beach in San Diego, CA.
    By Jason Jamar © Copyright - The Long Journey Podcast | Journey Long 2022
     

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Five Star Storytelling

Jamar’s storytelling abilities really shine in this podcast. His material is engaging and interesting without being overwhelming. I never lose interest and often find myself smiling, gasping, or laughing along with the story. Truly, a fun find! Check it out!

Delta Sierra Whiskey ,

Great voice, great story telling

Jason‘s story is compelling from the start and his voice matches the adventure perfectly.

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