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Back in Guimaras

I’ve looked forward to this trip ever since we booked our ticket early this year. And even when we didn’t have a ticket yet, I’ve always wanted to come back to Guimaras. 931 more words


The Natural Portrait

My friend Helen Durfee always said that the fall season in Western Pa is just as nice as Vermont, just a little less dramatic. She grew up in the Laurel Highlands and lived the first part of her married life in Vermont. 538 more words

American Culture

52 Hikes in 52 Weeks: Hike 20, Grindstone Campground/ Grayson Highland Loop, Day 4

May 24, 2016

Hikers:  Julie, Becky, Lyndy, Michelle

We awoke this morning to sunshine and birds singing.  As much as I enjoy backpacking, I am usually anticipating a hot shower and cold beer by the last day.   729 more words


Advice and tips for those travelling with acne or breakout-prone skin?

So you are currently planning your dream trip, the big adventure you have been banging on about for years, you have mapped out your destination route, purchased your backpack and booked your flight.. 2,412 more words


Advice for booking your Great Barrier Reef trip

The Great Barrier Reef, you simply just have to see it if you are in Australia, one of the natural wonders of the world, which unfortunately may not be around forever, due to the crazy rate at which it is being destroyed. 726 more words


a night out in Cairns

After just about making our flight Nina, Gurps and I landed safe and sound in Cairns, only to be told to jump off our shuttle bus as it was still driving along the road our hostel was on. 615 more words


Brecon Beacons October 2016 Solo 1 Day Walk

This was a very odd walk for me, for a number of reasons.

Firstly it was very ad-hoc. I spotted a good slot in the weather forecast and decided to go for it! 2,554 more words