More Bucketlists…What are the UK’s Best Hikes?

The Greatest Hikes in the UK? For many years I have dreamed of doing a long walk in the UK -- the place where the idea of long distance walking in the modern sense was born. In addition to being scenic, the UK offers many other advantages, including the fact that it is an English …

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One Year of Becauseitzthere!

One Year on the Air! One year ago we started this blog in order to share our experiences. The result has surpassed our every possible expectation! Not only has it been a great way to share our stories, but it has also encouraged us to have many more. The last year was a big one, …

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New Stuff!

Updates to the site: Shiny and new! And this ain't Imagination Christmas! https://youtu.be/DVf88LuHTPo Check out our new landing page for Tour Du Mont Blanc information! Also coming soon... New hike to Hawksbill Mountain in NC! Waterfall Week II! Fall Colors! Woo Hoo!!! GoPro Movies! Nephew Mikey visits from Dallas! (Yeah we're excited about that there …

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Patagonian Route of Parks!

Chile unveils new scenic hike in wild Patagonia...but details remain rather sketchy We are preparing for a trip to Patagonia next year. So it is no surprise that THIS announcement would get our attention… According to the BBC… “Chile has launched a huge scenic route through its Patagonian wilderness to boost tourism and highlight the …

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More Bucket Lists

Bucket List Hikes. We’re always on the lookout for them. It’s amazing how many lists there are of “Great Treks” floating around on the internet. A Google search on the term “Best treks in the world” returned 10,600,000 results. Of course, a search for “Best cakes in the world" returned 340,000,000 results. That’s Google for …

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And the Next Big Adventure is…

Can We Top the Tour du Mont Blanc? Our 2019 Adventure! Having completed the ambitious Tour du Mont Blanc, it’s time to reveal what the NEXT adventure will be for Brian and Sylvia! We have carefully considered all the prospective destinations and the winner is… PATAGONIA! One of the world’s greatest, wildest and most magical …

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Charm-on-ee…The Cradle of Alpine Mountaineering

Chamonix: Post Hike Day One. ***The Tour du Mont Blanc is obviously not for everyone. But even for non-hikers, Sylvia and I very strongly recommend a visit (if you can afford one) to the two major cities on the Tour…The French Alpine outdoor hub of Chamonix, France, and its alter ego on the Italian side, …

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