Vacation, friends and backpacking in Myanmar

Last holiday of the year found us in SE Asia, exploring Myanmar (also known as Burma). If I had to describe it in a few words, I'd say temples everywhere, different world and kind people. The borders of Myanmar opened up to tourists only few years back, and we wanted…

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A weekend in LA: great music, good food and fun in the sun

I have been waiting for this weekend for a long time - and finally at the end of August we took a short weekend trip to Los Angeles for the Coldplay concert. Happy three friends Coldplay was on my list of favorite bands to see live for a long time,…

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A three day adventure in Washington's Paradise: The Enchantments

The Enchantments are one of the most popular hiking and backpacking spots in Washington: crystal clear lakes, mountain goats everywhere, and spectacular granite peaks guarding the basin. There are two ways of seeing The Enchantments: get an overnight camping permit (through a crazy lottery system) or thru-hike it in one…

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