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Homeward bound

September 9, 2014

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I have survived two weeks of primitive camping (no showers just wet wipes) in what I’d describe as a challenging environment with tough conditions. Non stop rain; icy temperatures; full of the cold and “totally” out of my element. I know my mother will be experiencing a huge sigh of relief now that I’m out […]

Absaroka Mountain Range

September 1, 2014

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The drive to Franc’s Peak took well over six hours. We loaded up the car and planned our route with the help of Google Earth. Where we were headed the roads have not been publicly mapped yet. The route was extraordinarily pretty and we drove through dramatic landscape and various Rocky Mountain American towns including […]

Juxtaposition – Rifles and Recreation

August 28, 2014

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I’m still waiting on my rucksack to be delivered. It’s hot here in Bozeman and my sweater and hoodie are just not suitable day wear, so B and I headed into what looked like the toy town to shop. There are two main stores that people go to. The cultured, athletic and educated “folk” shop […]

Bear Necessities

August 12, 2014

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Two weeks tomorrow I will be headed off for another adventure. At the ripe old age of 38 I will be camping for the first time. Shock horror!! For most TV presenters that would pose a challenge in itself. Do they make solar-powered hairdryers? But you see despite my so-called “glamazonian-image” I do actually enjoy […]

Musanze

June 15, 2014

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I didn’t really get a chance to explore Kigali. We arrived in the capital at 7pm after ten hours on the bus. Food, shower, bed was the order of play. (View from the motel this morning) This morning after brekkie UC and I headed back to the bus station to head for the mountains. We […]