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In the rearview: Helena and Coeur d’Alene

Helena, Montana (nights 1 and 2) Alistair and I landed in Helena on Thursday night around 9pm. Our bags were out by the time we walked the 100 feet to the baggage carousel, and Jordan was waiting with the van right outside the...

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Iceland – Part I – The Journey

We visited Iceland in October 2015, when Alistair was 15 months old, for our friends’ wedding. I started this series of posts when we returned home, but due to work, our busy season, parenthood, and life, I’m finally...

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Vashon: a Berry Lovers Paradise

We’re on Vashon and odds are as you’re reading this we’re eating berries. If, at any point, you’re walking along any road on this island and you stick out your hand, you’ll soon be clutching a...

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The only way out is through

We somewhat carefully planned our travel route so that we wouldn’t spend more than 3.5 hours in the car on any given day. The Zermatt to St. Moritz leg was slated to be our longest, coming in around 4 hours. We figured we...

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Zooming through Zermatt

Apparently I’m a sucker for remote places that are difficult to get to. I’ve always wanted to go to Zermatt and see the Matterhorn, but when I found out that it’s only accessible by train my desire was kicked up...

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Chamonix: we made it here alive

First, I have to let you know one thing: from now on, I’m only eating chicken that’s been cooked right in front of me on a scalding hot stone. It has to be sliced so thinly that you can’t see it if you’re...

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Our Trip, in a Nutshell

Since this was our first camping trip with Alistair, we made it as easy and as open-ended as possible. Jordan drove to St. George on Thursday, and Alistair and I flew out to meet him on Saturday. The drive is 9 hours and the...

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Utah Teaser

Annnnnd we’re back! After five days of hiking and exploring Utah’s canyons, we’re back in Golden with lots of pictures and more than a little red dirt stuck to everything we own. It feels good to be showered, ok...

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