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Cowbells & Caravans: Touring with the Tour de France

August 29th, 2020 After yesterday’s introduction, the first day of the 2020 Tour de France did not disappoint. From the grand vistas around Nice to the confetti colors of the peloton, it was spectacular seeing the event get back on the road after a two-month delay. The riders looked a little rusty and it showed in the many unfortunate crashes

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Daily Dose of Beauty: Foray Into the Desert

Daily Dose of Beauty: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. This series features travel photos and stories from my archives, shared with you as we shelter in place. April 24th, 2020 Since we’re exploring Oman through this week’s posts I’d really like to re-visit Wahiba Sands, the vast desert of southern

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A Grizzly Weekend in Bella Coola

A Grizzly Weekend in Bella Coola

We depart for Bella Coola from the south terminal of Vancouver International Airport, where the old-school spirit of travel is alive and well. We’re aboard a twenty-seat prop plane but we never cleared security and our bags were never x-rayed. We’re flying into the wilderness on the honor system — something that feels uniquely Canadian and appropriate for the weekend.

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