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Ozark Trail Section Hike - Day 3, Near Johnson's Shut-Ins to Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park

June 6, 2017

Hikers: Julie, Becky, Michelle

The night before was hot and muggy making for a sweat soaked night of tossing and turning without even the smallest of breezes to provide some relief. 1,014 more words


Ozark Trail Section Hike - Day 2, Devil's Tollgate to near Johnson's Shut-Ins

June 5, 2017

Hikers: Julie, Becky and Michelle

It’s amazing what a night of fresh air sleeping can do for weary muscles! We woke eager and ready to start our day. 711 more words


An Ending and a Beginning.....Happy New Year!

So the sun sets on another year, and what a good one it has been. 1800 miles covered on two feet and two wheels, lots of good weather, some great backpacking trips, some awesome Dorset walks, and some milestones to celebrate. 858 more words


The Year in Retrospect - 2018 Day 5

Having had abortive attempts to get away on some backpacking trips in the earlier part of the year, things finally came together during June. I had made revised plans for a few trips, the first being a four day backpack along part of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. 965 more words


Munduk and around - Bali travel tips

I’ve never heard of the little village of Munduk before my travel to Bali, but people that have been there described it as peaceful, mountainous and pretty. 1,310 more words


The Winds, 9/5–9/9

I first saw the Cirque of the Towers as a flash in a photo carousel on an ex-something’s screensaver. It’s been eight years since then—I couldn’t weekend-warrior Wyoming—but the image stayed frozen in my mind. 1,150 more words

Trip Reports

Six uneventful days in Ulaanbaatar

Although I consider myself a bit of a country bumpkin, I do love exploring new cities when I get the chance. There’s always something to see and do, enough to keep you busy for weeks! 826 more words