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Tahquamenon Phenomenon

Smokey Sandhill Spence here:  We ended our visit in Traverse City with a leisurely stroll on the TART trail past a cool old railroad truss bridge. 1,240 more words


Embracing the Oddness

“Experience, travel- these are an education in themselves.” -Euripides


We are now starting our second week of working at Hotel SelvAzul and are really getting into the rhythm of things. 602 more words


Buffalo Peaks Wilderness backpacking

I expected this past weekend to be a truly wet and rainy backpacking experience, but the weather gods smiled and treated us to a few sprinkles – nothing more. 188 more words


Into Great Silence

My upcoming adventure is getting closer by the minute. I’ve just about finished packing the food, all the meals are planned and ready to go. My laundry is done and my backpack is also ready to be packed. 986 more words


Sahale Glacier Trek

Tim and I went up to the North Cascades to meet up with my longtime buddy Michael. We packed in the North Cascade Mountain Range, specifically in the area of Sahale Glacier, Pelton Basin and Doubtful Lake. 292 more words


Sub-zero summer in the Cairngorms

 I spent an unseasonably cold August Bank holiday wandering the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. I’ve been there before, twice. But in winter and from the Northern side where all the skiing is. 2,714 more words


What we brought...

We decided to pack everything we thought we would need instead of finding bits along the way. This probably fills half of my 58l rucksack… 115 more words