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Charming Towns and Seafood

Our third day in Iceland was another long one! After grabbing our donuts and coffee from Dunkin’, we headed northwest for some more exploring.

We started by driving north of Reykjavik, which took us through the Hvalfjörður Tunnel. 1,026 more words


The Queen Charlotte 

Belated Happy New Year! Wow, that sure came up quickly… The highs and lows of 2016 behind us as we embark on a fresh set of 365 days. 2,239 more words

Day 126 - Last State

We’re up pretty early, earlier than Seamus needs to be, so he can take me back to Cascade Locks. I’m wistful about leaving – Seamus has this view of the world that cuts through a lot of… 1,072 more words


Update and Stuff

How’s The Knee?

The knee is not making the progress I wish it was… Yesterday, while working at the Bike Shop, I turned on the knee and experienced eye-crossing pain in the area of the Lateral Collateral Ligament, one of the two that have minor tearing from my injury in 2012. 808 more words

Weight Loss

Notes from the Island 16.01.2017

West Highland Way

I think I’m going to book the train tickets this week but it kind of depends on the weather. You see, as a self employed gardener, this is my slack time so I have to be careful with every penny until Spring comes around again so if I get a good weeks work in I can probably put the rail fare on a credit card and pay off half in February and half in March. 720 more words


Of Men and Mountains

I came across a reference to William O Douglas’s book “Of Men and Mountains” in the “Hi Alpine” blog. The reference related to how William Douglas was at peace on his sick-bed thanks to the memories he had of his extensive exploration of the mountains around his hometown of Yakima, WA. 489 more words


Chasing the Trail

January 15th 2017

This is my first post ever on a blog so this is kind of new to me. This blog will be mainly about my journey to the trails. 574 more words