Tag: Travel Tales

Colorado: Bear Creek Preserve

There are worlds of great hikes in Colorado and thus it was not difficult for Keltin and I to find a trail near Telluride. The trail head up to the Bear Creek Falls is a short walk from the main street. This hike was sadly on a time limit as the only parking spot that

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Colorado: Exploring Telluride

Keltin and I decided after our hike to Alberta Peak that we were not in the right type of shape to hike a longer trailer at Colorado’s altitude so we decided instead to visit a city that had been calling our name since we arrived: Telluride. We were not expecting the city to be as

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Colorado: Exploring Pagosa Springs

During this trip we actually stayed in Pagosa Springs and sadly we had forgotten our swim suits and were so busy that we did not enjoy any of the actual hot springs but we will make sure to do so on our next visit. We did enjoy wondering around the main tourist portion of Pagosa

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Belize: Introduction

Brooke has wanted to go on a girls beach trip for a few years now and we are finally at the point where it was not just a dream but a trip we could make happen. We planned this adventure six months out and none of us can believe that it is already over and

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Study Abroad: Cinque Terre: Swimming in the Mediterranean

One of the things that I remember most about visiting Cinque Terre was swimming in the Mediterranean. It was after lunch and the day was so hot. The water was an translucent blue with hints of gray and it was cold, so cold. I’m not sure if it was so cold because the day was

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Study Abroad: Cinque Terre: Summer 2012

My apologies for the hiatus on flashback Italy posts but things have been busy. While on my study abroad trip on of the day trips that we went on was to Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is actually five cities by the sea. We only made it to two of them but it was worth it

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Study Abroad: Loggia dei Lanzi: Summer 2012

Connected to Piazza della Signorina is Loggia dei Lanzi. It is a beautiful arched and covered gallery built in the 14th century. If I remember correctly many of the pieces are replicas but that does not mean that this still it took to recreate the statues was any less. The artwork in this gallery is

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Favorite Travel Moment Contest Winner

My apologies in the delay of announcing the contest winner. This month has gotten away from me. First off I want to thank everyone that participated. I had a wonderful time reading all of your stories and I want to thank you for sharing them with me and my readers. Second Runner Up: KAYLAANN AUTHOR

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Study Abroad: Florence Signs: Summer 2012

I had so much fun with the Italian street art both good, bad, ancient and new that I decided that this week to show off some of the street signs. Some are more antique and some are down right odd. Not sure why but I love odd signs, they make the normal amusing. I’m going

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