September 4, 2017

Ahhh, the great outdoors. 

The Yosemite was definitely a National Park we intended to visit. I had heard about it, and read extensively about it. But the closer we got, the more unlikely it looked due to the forecast. Rain, rain, rain. And when we checked the weather fo...

June 28, 2017

Just like that, my NorAm trip is over - 2.5 months exploring the West Coast of North America, and I've begun the Eurotour, en route to Romania. Thought it was an appropriate post as I close in on the 1 year anniversary of our departure from the motherland. 

I...

June 25, 2017

I had heard a number of things about Portland:

1) They were exceedingly hipster (i.e. had great coffee)

2) It was really, really rainy.

Both I found to be very, very true. We experienced one day of great weather out of the week we were in Portland.

Portland was our first p...

June 22, 2017

One of our stops on our way North was the great city of San Francisco. Having heard a tonne about it (and having watched Full House while growing up), we stopped and stayed at a friend's place in Silicon Valley. They lived at a lovely place, on a street with many beaut...

May 9, 2017

So, when you are a skater who knows skaters you’re obviously now part of the extended family. It really is the warmest reception and the best local advice you can get for the area you're exploring. And you meet so many cool new people.

Yay, new friends!

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