Category: International

Sicily – Zingaro Nature Reserve 6/14/22

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Courtney, her parents, and I met up with her cousins and uncle in Sicily on the back end of our 2022 Italy trip. The youngins (I’m including myself in that) did a short hike to a hidden beach in Zingaro… Continue Reading “Sicily – Zingaro Nature Reserve 6/14/22”

Exuma, Bahamas – Scuba Diving 5/02/22

Monday, May 2, 2022 Scuba Diving Location: Exuma, Bahamas – Half Moon Reef and Stingray Reef Divers: Ian, Tyler, Ned, Kyle Depth: 30-40 feet So here’s a new category for this blog! I recently went to the Bahamas with my buddies and got re-certified… Continue Reading “Exuma, Bahamas – Scuba Diving 5/02/22”

Palmaria Island – Portovenere, Italy 9/28/18

  Friday, September 28, 2018 Palmaria Island – across from Portovenere 4 miles     This hike was not really planned.  The idea was to take the ferry across the bay to Palamaria Island and rent kayaks and explore the coast line.  We had… Continue Reading “Palmaria Island – Portovenere, Italy 9/28/18”

Cinque Terre – Monterosso to Vernazza 9/27/18

  Thursday, September 27, 2018 Cinque Terre – Monterosso to Vernazza About 3.5 miles   Cinque Terre is an interesting place.  It is beautiful, but I will say it is a bit over hyped.  Don’t get me wrong, it is unique, but it feels… Continue Reading “Cinque Terre – Monterosso to Vernazza 9/27/18”

Muottas Muragl to Alp Languard to Paradis Hutte – Switzerland 9/23/18

  September 23, 2018 Muottas Muragl to Alp Languard to Paradis Hutte – Switzerland About 7.5 miles   This was an amazing hike.  We had driven through Austria and then to Switzerland to Pontresina, just outside of St. Moritz, the day before.  We stayed… Continue Reading “Muottas Muragl to Alp Languard to Paradis Hutte – Switzerland 9/23/18”

Dolemites – Ortisei, Italy 9/21/18 – 9/22/18

  September 21-22, 2018 Dolemites – Ortisei, Italy   It’s been a while since I’ve had a new post and it feels good to be writing again.  We had an amazing trip to Italy over the past couple of weeks and got some great… Continue Reading “Dolemites – Ortisei, Italy 9/21/18 – 9/22/18”

Ucluelet and Tofino, BC, Canada 8/9/17 – 8/10/17

  Wednesday and Thursday, August 9-10, 2017 Ucluelet and Tofino, British Columbia   We made the long drive from Jasper down to Vancouver through the thick smoke of myriad forest fires.  We spent a quick night in Vancouver at a B&B and then took… Continue Reading “Ucluelet and Tofino, BC, Canada 8/9/17 – 8/10/17”

Jasper and Maligne Lake – Alberta, Canada 8/6/17 – 8/8/17

  Sunday – Tuesday, August 6 – 8, 2017   Jasper and Maligne Lake – Alberta, Canada     We drove into Jasper from the Icefields Parkway and checked into our hotel before driving up to Pyramid Lake and checking out the town.  … Continue Reading “Jasper and Maligne Lake – Alberta, Canada 8/6/17 – 8/8/17”

Icefields Parkway – Alberta, Canada 8/5/17 – 8/6/17

  Saturday and Sunday, August 5-6, 2017 Icefields Parkway – Alberta, Canada   Warning: Long blog post coming! We left Lake Louise and drove what is considered one of the most beautiful drives on the planet.  Luckily the smoke stayed away again and we… Continue Reading “Icefields Parkway – Alberta, Canada 8/5/17 – 8/6/17”

Eiffel Lake Trail – Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada 8/4/17

  Friday, August 4, 2017 Eiffel Lake Trail – Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada 7.2 miles (11.6 km)   This may be the most beautiful place I have been in the world, up to this point.  I had seen photos before, but it is just… Continue Reading “Eiffel Lake Trail – Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada 8/4/17”