Yellowstone

I would hazard a guess that most kids who grew up in the western US in the era of the ‘family road trip’ vacation have been to Yellowstone National Park. I was there once when I was  8 or 9. I remember going to see Old Faithful. Beyond that, I don’t remember a single other…

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Going to the Sun

I don’t remember exactly where I saw it, but several years ago I saw a story about U.S. Highway 89. This highway begins at the Canadian border and ends in Arizona. Along the way it passes by (or in some cases directly through) six national parks, giving it the nickname the “National Park Highway”. I…

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Norway: The Good, The Bad and The Beautiful

Where to begin? The Good, The Bad or The Beautiful? Let’s get “The Bad” out of the way. Taking a cruise ship from Denmark to Norway isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. It sounded like a great idea to start with. Norway’s Fjordline was putting a new ferry into service this summer to carry…

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Denmark… Get Set… Go!

After a day’s travel by train from Stockholm, passing through the Danish capital of Copenhagen, I arrived in Odense, Denmark. Let the cycling begin! Well… not quite yet. This was where the cycling group was to gather for Blue Marble Travel‘s Danish Biking trip, but the bikes were actually a short train ride away. There…

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Stockholm Syndrome

This summer I took a bicycle trip in Scandinavia. The cycling was in Denmark and Norway (more about those in future posts), but I figured as long as I was going to Scandinavia I should get maximum bang for my travel buck. Who knows when I’ll have a chance to get back there again? So…

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