An Unexpected Blast From the Past

The Golden State, back in our Golden Age I was recently rooting through some of my old photographs from the pre-digital and early digital age...the days when you still had to get pictures 'developed' before you could see them. I must admit I have no nostalgia for this age whatsoever. My purpose was to dig …

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The City of Light in Four Days, Part Three

Day 3 Paris: We finally Reach the Sommet! **Becauseitzthere is typically a hiking and outdoor adventure blog. But from time to time we will feature other sorts of travel and leisure on these pages. In other words...fu fu travel. And it don't get no more fu than Paris.** For Day 3 of our stay in …

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Tour du Mont Blanc: À la montagne, monsieur le chef de train!

TMB: A Travel Lesson It is ironic that the longest single part of the voyage – the 4,035 mile transatlantic flight to Paris – was also the most uneventful, even quite scenic...including my first glimpse of Ireland, lying green, resplendent and out of reach just thirty thousand feet below. It seemed the closer we got …

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