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Don’t Panic: How to Hike Mt. Fuji in the Off-Season

Since July and August are the only months considered “climbing season”, you are far more likely to be around Mt. Fuji during the off-season.  If you’re like me though, you’ll still want to climb it, ’cause it’s freakin’ Mt. Fuji.  Here is a…

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From a hiker to a climber: Climbing Mt. Fuji

  When Bob decided he wanted to climb Mt. Fuji last year, that meant Bob had decided that we were going to climb Mt. Fuji. Don’t get me wrong, I love hiking but something on that scale was incomprehensible to…

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Luck of the Irish Ticketing Agent: Howth, Ireland

Looking back through my travel photos, I found several from Howth, Ireland, a city I never meant to travel to but would thoroughly recommend visiting. We had traveled to Dublin and after two days, were in search of something else. As…

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Travel your own City: Week 4

When Bob and I went to London this past summer, I remember how we spent an entire afternoon walking around St. James Park. And, in Sydney we wandered through the Royal Botanical Gardens, people watching and checking out all the…

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Sexy Red Rock Canyon

My conscience craves balance; it lets me believe I’m doing ‘good’ if I offset my more indulgent whims with healthier, wholesome activities.  Don’t get me wrong, my conscience plays by its own rules and I’ve taught it to probably over-compensate…

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RTW Day 21 – Mt. Fuji, you gotta be joking

Yes we did get to Mt Fuji on our Round The World Trip! I can’t believe I got to climb up this mountain.  We got up super early in the morning, rode down to Mt. Fuji, barely making all of…

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