Tag Archives: Hiking


It is almost the end of the summer in the great northwest and we wanted to try a new place as one final road trip since we are restricted from travelling internationally. If interested, this page is where I keep posting updates … Continue reading

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Gold Creek Pond – Snoqualmie

Continuing the theme of summer 2020 travel restrictions where international travel is not possible, this is another new area that some may choose to visit in the great Northwest part of the country (United States). If interested, this page is where … Continue reading

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Lake Quinault

Continuing the theme and need to restrict travel due to COVID-19, we decided to try and explore a new area in Washington State.  If interested, I try and keep this page updated for the latest news on vacation and business … Continue reading

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Hiking Ein Geidi and Masada Israel

It has been a few years since this trip and this is a retro posting that I have put together to keep us positive of the potential places to visit and explore when the world opens up again when COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Hiking in Snoqualmie – Kendall Lakes

Building on the hiking theme from last week, I went exploring with a local hiking expert (@JohnLaTwC) to check out the less known Kendall Peak Lakes. It is a long day hike, but a wonderful set of views with the … Continue reading

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Hiking Cougar Mountain Cold War Missile Site

What to do when you cannot travel or are locked down due to COVID-19?  Find a local place to hike! I decided to write a local travel blog entry today since it has been months since I have been able … Continue reading

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Exploring Aruba on a Cruise

I thought the recent events of COVID-19 and the pretty much shutdown of all cruises was a time to reflect and look at what destinations I had visited based on a cruise that I have not posted about (yet). Cruising … Continue reading

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Great Wall of China

This morning we headed north to the Badaling national park and great location to hike and visit the Great Wall of China. It is about a 1.5 – 2.0 drive from central Beijing to get there, but definitely worth it. … Continue reading

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Palm Springs and Joshua Tree Park

Palms Springs is definitely a great weekend getaway.  It is also very different than many people may think.  It is much more than just ritzy golf clubs and celebrity events. We stayed at the Ritz Carlton which overlooks the city … Continue reading

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Masada Israel and the Dead Sea

Based on popular demand, here is another retroactive blog posting from 2009 when I visited the Masada and Dead Sea on the way down to Eilat Israel. I also have another retro post of our hike to Ein Gedi and … Continue reading

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