Tag Archives: backpacking

Goats, Mountains, and Snow in Morocco

Katy and I said goodbye to Rachid and Mohammad in Imlil and they headed back to their village about 10km away. Imlil had gotten about 6-8 inches of snow in the past two days and it was the first “real … Continue reading

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It Snows in Morocco

We departed Fes to start a four day tour ending in the mountains outside of Marrakesh in a haphazard manner. My email communication with the guide we hired, Rachid, said 9am. Someone from the riad we stayed at knocked at … Continue reading

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FACT: Moroccan Sun is Hot

  It has been a great past couple of days. We first headed to Meknes, the smallest of the three imperial cities. We of course arrived at the train station 5 minutes after a train had left so we purchased … Continue reading

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Casablanca, that is in Morocco

The adventure to Morocco has begun. It actually started with me having Friday off which necessitated a back country ski tour of the Brainard Lake area before heading to Northern Africa. Our trip to Casablanca began with a 6 hour … Continue reading

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I Can Pronounce LJUBLJANA

This post will conclude the events in the Slovenia trip and will be followed up by a thoughts post. ¬†Half of it was written on the plane and the other half a week after getting back so it will be … Continue reading

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Slovenia has WINE and MOUNTAINS

I have found that traveling with someone and on bikes I have a lot less time to make blog posts since most of them previously were written on transportation and in the off hours of the day. We left grandma … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Russia, Hello Stockholm

This morning I headed out for breakfast with hot chocolate and a croissant dipped in it in mind. The issue is that none of the places j have had breakfast at opened at 8. I picked the place I had … Continue reading

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Wandering Around Saint Petersburg

Last night was an uneventful night after the hockey game. I got back around 11pm and tried to post a blog, but it got deleted when I was just about ready to submit it so I gave up and went … Continue reading

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Russia: Sun Makes People Smile

Tuesday was an art day. I have now had my fill of art museums for at least the rest of the month. I started by heading off to the Hermitage. The Hermitage is a giant museum that was once the … Continue reading

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Russia: They May Think I am a Farmer From Idaho

I am currently in Russia and the questions that I have been asked more than once is why go to Russia and isn’t it cold in Russia during the first week of March? The easy one to answer is about … Continue reading

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