Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Park, New Mexico

Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Park, New Mexico

It’s time to do some more hiking! Calm waters and colorful rocks Frijoles at Bandelier We were looking for a place untouched by the fires last year and we thought Frijoles Canyon would be a good bet. Fire no, at least not on the lower half, but there is a lot of...
The 4T trail in Portland, Oregon

The 4T trail in Portland, Oregon

Recently when I was in Portland I signed up for a guided hike on the 4 T trail from the place I was staying, the Northwest Portland Hostel. Great view of Mt Hood from the Council Crest Park Worth the trip even if the guide was condescending Only $5 for transportation...
Hostels aren’t just for teenagers or dorm style living

Hostels aren’t just for teenagers or dorm style living

Cabinas Eddy in Costa Rica was more of a hotel,but it did have a small kitchen available for use,and this awesome sign. That’s right, I want the world to know. If you don’t want to spend an arm and leg while traveling, you should consider hostels. There is...
What to pack for multiple countries Part 2

What to pack for multiple countries Part 2

Clothes, hat, hiking boots, binoculars,sleep sack, etc. In addition to part 1, here’s some more equipment and items that I brought along with me. And yes, that’s nail polish in my pile. A woman’s got to have good looking toenails while on the beach!...