Salkantay to Machu Picchu: Cusco, The Two Mile High City

Part II...Cusco, The Two Mile High City *This post originally appeared on the blog in early 2018...We have re-posted for the enjoyment of all during our 'Summer re-runs" while Brian and Sylvia are in search of new adventures. We had a very tight schedule upon arrival in Peru. After touching down in Lima and a …

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Salkantay: The Path to Wonder

*This post originally appeared on the blog in eafrly 2018...We have re-posted for the enjoyment of all during our 'Summer re-runs" while Brian and Sylvia are in search of new adventures. Peru 2012: Machu Picchu via the Salkantay trekking route *The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is one of Brian and Sylvia's Bucket List Hikes! …

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2016 Flashback…ONP

*This post originally appeared on the blog in December 2017...We have re-posted for the enjoyment of all during our 'Summer re-runs" while Brian and Sylvia are in search of new adventures. After leaving Rainier we headed south Olympic National Park. This is the only area of Washington, besides Seattle, that I have previously visited and …

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My Buddy, Rainier!

*This post originally appeared on the blog in December 2017...We have re-posted for the enjoyment of all during our 'Summer re-runs" while Brian and Sylvia are in search of new adventures. *We have added the Skyline Trail on Mt. Rainier to the list of Great Hikes in the USA and Canada! In my opinion there …

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2016 Flashback: The Pacific Northwest

*This post originally appeared on the blog in December 2017...We have re-posted for the enjoyment of all during our 'Summer re-runs" while Brian and Sylvia are in search of new adventures. The San Juan Islands / Mt. Constitution Located about halfway between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia, The scenic San Juan Islands are a …

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Time for Summer re-runs!

We’ll soon beheaded into Summer Vacation mode here in BecauseItzThere land, as Sylvia and Brian venture far afield to bring back more quality hiking adventures to you. We’ll be checking in as time, internet access and other events beyond our control allow. To fill the gaps until we get back, we’ll be posting some ‘re-runs’ …

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Bastille Day and an Update on the TMB

Today is the French Holiday of Bastille Day, when France Celebrates it's independence. And tomorrow may be another special day in France. What better way to celebrate than with fu-fu coffee at a local French restaurant? But our special days in France are also coming shortly. Sylvia and I will soon be embarking on the …

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