Category Archives: trip planning

Wildebeest Dream

I will one day soon go to Africa to see this incredible scene for myself.  Meanwhile I’d love to hear from any of you out there who have heard the snorts of wildebeests and felt the thundering beat of their … Continue reading

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Sleep- Always Playing Hard to Get

Sleep and I love each other, but like all couples we have to work at our relationship.  Let’s just say it’s not always a bed of roses.  And then again maybe it is, consider the prickers and whatnot.  A bed … Continue reading

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The King’s Little Pathway: Eee Gad!

While the endless whale spout of water is falling outside, to keep things interesting I thought I’d show you this video of El Camino del Rey, a crazy hiking trail in Spain:

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Global Hiking News

Nepal Perusing this morning’s Guardian newspaper I spotted this video of a blizzard on Nepal’s Annapurna Trail shot this week by British hiker Paul Sherridan.  It serves as a particularly sharp reminder to give careful consideration to the weather and clothing … Continue reading

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