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Annapurna Circuit Trek Begins!

186 miles, 17,768 foot mountain pass, 30 lb backpack, 14 days, 12 Snickers bars and Tang. Yup, I said Tang. I forgot my electrolyte packets at home and they don’t have any in Pokhara, Nepal so Tang is the next best thing. I feel like I’m 6 again and thinking of astronauts.  If you have no idea what I am talking ...
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Days 8-9 (India Adventure): Floating Bodies, Cremation & Blessings on the Ganges

The Ganges is a sacred river and in Varanasi, India, and we saw it all…including a floating body.   Hindu pilgrims come to bathe in the Ghats.  They also dip their dead in it before wrapping them in white linen and then cremating them in a pyre (bonfire) on the riverbank.  I must admit, seeing legs sticking out of one of ...
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Trans-Zion Trekking in Utah

On a recent trip to Zion National Park, I had the pleasure to climb the infamous Angels Landing and backpack the longest section of the Trans-Zion Trekking Route, The West Rim Trail.  The WRT makes up 15 miles of the 47 mile route from the Lee Pass Trailhead in Kolob Canyons to the Park’s southeast entrance at the East Rim ...
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Action, Adventure, Alaska Tours!

As I get ready for my upcoming trip to Alaska, I want my readers to know you can experience the same type of adventure.  It can be intimidating trying to figure out how to do everything all in one trip and that is why I want to feature a few reputable tour operators who can give you the adventure of ...
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Jumping into 2011…Literally!!

I’m going to make 2011 an EXCITING year!!  What better way to start it off then by jumping off a 35 foot cliff in Jamaica on 1/1/11. It wasn’t the first time I jumped off the famous platform at Rick’s Café in Negril and I am sure it won’t be my last. No matter how many times I jump (physically & ...
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