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Travel 6: Meeting the Amazon River

One of my favorite experiences from my journey last fall was meeting the Amazon River approximately 100 miles out to sea. I had heard the currents of the river are strong enough to push up to 200 miles into the Atlantic during the wet season but witnessing it was something I’ll never forget. Surreal to […]

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Travel 6: Honfleur, France

I tend to fall in love with every place I visit. Sometimes it’s the people of the place who win me over, other times it’s the atmosphere or the sheer natural beauty. My stay in Honfleur was much too short to get to know the community but it’s atmosphere was lovely. Perhaps it was the […]

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Travel 6: Amsterdam

It was a bright sunny afternoon as I rolled into Amsterdam. One of those warm fall days where being outside was a requirement, especially for people in a notoriously cloudy city. I hopped on a canal cruise for a 2 hour intro to this historic city, which was completely new to me. The canal system […]

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Travel 6: Bergen, Norway

  Last September I traveled to Bergen, Norway to begin my Atlantic crossing onboard the MS Fram, a Hurtigruten expedition ship. Since Bergen was a new destination for me, I flew in 2 days early so I could wander around this stunning city. Bergen is on Norway’s western coast, surrounded by mountains and protected harbors. […]

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Travel: Home for the Holidays

Going home for the holidays is always a treat, but it’s even better when you arrive to 18″ of snow. In addition to shoveling a lot of snow, our latest Maine Adventure included: snowshoeing almost everyday, witnessing the first day of ice fishing season, relaxing in an outdoor wood-fired hot tub, dining with childhood friends, finding […]

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