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A New Place of Wonder on the PCT

Writing this blog, I realize what a geological snob I am.  I have lived in Minnesota for over 40 years (including my first year of life) and yet it still seems too flat to me.   496 more words

Hiking Banff National Park - Sunshine Meadows

All through last summer we kept our fingers crossed that we’d be able to use our Sunshine Meadows shuttle tickets during wildflower season. But to our disappointment, the June flood damage was so extensive that the shuttle service didn’t run again in 2013. 938 more words


An Alpine Picnic

Today we are hiking from Rosenlaui to Grindelwald. We got up early and had a big breakfast and got a train to Interlaken where we changed to another train to Meiringen. 136 more words


Skiing at Mount Ruapehu: Turoa and Whakapapa

Mount Ruapehu is a Wanganui tourist attraction that anyone who loves skiing should try at least once in their life. The two main ski areas worth your attention are Turoa and Whakapapa. 554 more words

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