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 ParkWorth the trip even if the guide was condescendingOnly $5 for transportation and...

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!Of the items listed...

What to pack for multiple countries Part 1

camera, journal, pen, itenerary in folder, "Marvin" mymini laptop, cell phone, chargers for phone and laptop, etc.Packing for three countries can be a bit difficult; especially if you're like me and pack too much. The following is my list of things I brought, what I...