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Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge & Frisco
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Leaf Peeping in Breckenridge & Frisco

My friend Melissa and I have a fall foliage tradition.  For several years now, we’ve gone leaf peeping in and around Breckenridge, Colorado, on or close to September 18th.  Fall colors usually peak in Breckenridge around that date.  This year the leaves peaked earlier than normal because of the hot and dry conditions.  While they … Continue reading

Caye Caulker’s Colorful Sky
3 Day Getaways / Explore The Outdoors

Caye Caulker’s Colorful Sky

Since I live in the mountains, any chance I get to see a sunrise or sunset over the ocean, I’m down for the magical moment, even if it means getting up by 5:30am as I did while staying on Caye Caulker with G Adventures in Belize. The first night’s sunset was magical.  Maybe it had … Continue reading

The Edge of Wild in Bachelor Gulch
3 Day Getaways / Hot Spots To Stay

The Edge of Wild in Bachelor Gulch

Where do you go to get away from your “go mode?”  Where do you go to recharge your batteries, maybe find a little adventure, lose track of time, and let go of your daily insanity?  I was desperately seeking a solo weekend to do all of those.  Where did I go?  To the edge of … Continue reading

9 Days in Central America With Only 2 Backpacks
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9 Days in Central America With Only 2 Backpacks

9 Days in Central America with only 2 carry-on backpacks – could you do it?  I just did on my trip to Belize and Guatemala with G Adventures. As I was packing for the trip, I shared an Instagram Story of my stuff for trip including camera gear with tripod.  Yes, I got my gear … Continue reading

Hike a Mountain Stairmaster in Frisco
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Hike a Mountain Stairmaster in Frisco

When you’re in Frisco, Colorado, the peak looming overhead is Mount Royal.  It’s a mountain version of a “stairmaster.”  This hike is a quick butt kick since you gain almost 1,400 feet in two miles, with the bulk of the elevation gain in just over a mile.  In other words….it’s straight up.  It’s one of … Continue reading