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The Nagano Adventure!

My family went on a camping trip to the prefecture of Nagano, located about 400 kilometers (250 miles) away from Kyoto last week. And let me tell you, it was an awesome experience. 380 more words

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Day 1, Roter, Botrytis and Tradition

After a bumpy arrival in Vienna, which included a lost luggage I was ready the next morning to begin tasting the precise wines of Kremstal. My first stop was Mantlerhof, a winery located just about 10 minutes from the town of Krems, settled in an old monastery that has been owned by the Mantler family for over 200 years, and that serves as home for the family as well. 730 more words

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Lochan nan Arm: legends, translations and a bit of geomorphology

I’ve quite a long association with the area around Tyndrum in the Western Highlands. I first visited as part of one of my undergraduate projects when I was doing my geology degree related to past mining activity and then went back for a ‘working break’ to teach on a field course as I waited to sit my finals. 418 more words

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THAILAND

I will share some of my adventure in Thailand.

Let me start with Bangkok.

Bangkok has a bustling nightlife, some of the best market shopping and is a backpacker hotspot. 1,284 more words

Trip to the Var: Part III

As part of our summer staycation, my beloved aka Officer in Charge of Drinks decided on a visit to yet another vineyard in the Var… 395 more words

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A trip to Menton

All too often we just cycle through Menton on our way to Italy for a coffee or use it as a gateway to the Col de la Madone. 858 more words

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Goldwater Lakes Trail West Exploration

Monday morning, we parked at the White Spar Campground and Picnic Area where we hiked on Goldwater Lakes Trail #396 before turning north on Banning Creek Trail #81. 133 more words

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