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  • Ominous clouds over Mitre Peak | Milford Sound, New Zealand
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    Photo Inspiration: The Milford Sound

    The Milford Sound is an easy place to visit after completing the Routeburn Track. The Routeburn Track is one of New Zealand’s most famous tramps and leads lucky hikers through both Mt.…

  • Grinell Glacier Montana
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    Close Encounters: Glaciers

    by Adina Marguerite Pease My first glacial close encounter came on a Girl Scout trip to the Alaskan Inside Passage in 1996. It was in middle school, so I didn’t appreciate the…

  • Lake Wanaka from Mount Iron | New Zealand
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    Photo Inspiration: Wanaka, New Zealand

    I could totally live in Wanaka. The town is a lakeside Boulder, CO but with a kiwi sensibility and even more amazing (to me) terrain. We stayed in town for about a…

  • Waterfall on the Routeburn Track, New Zealand
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    Photo Inspiration: Routeburn Track, New Zealand

    Routeburn Track Waterfall Beautiful waterfall we found on the side of the Routeburn Track trail on the third day of hiking. It was the day after a massive rainstorm which soaked the…

  • vineyards and mountains in central otago
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    Wine Tour: New Zealand

    Aside from New Zealand being a dream travel destination for me, it was also a dream wine destination for me, a fairly serious wino. New Zealand has produced some of the world’s…

  • Our Queenstown Apartment
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    Renting an Apartment in Queenstown

    One of the priorities we had for our Round the World trip was to slow down travel and see what life is actually like outside the US. We spent on average 5…