Norway: Hiking, Camping, and Backpacking

(I finally got around to finishing off this trip report…) In August 2022 Bianca and I traveled to Norway for two weeks of hiking, camping, and backpacking. Instead of flying we drove from Antwerp to Eemshaven on the north coast of The Netherlands and there took an overnight cruise ship to land us in Kristiansand,Continue reading “Norway: Hiking, Camping, and Backpacking”

Hornstrandir Solo Backpack

(Summer 2019) My third week in Iceland was spent on a solo backpack trip to the remote nature preserve of Hornstrandir. The entire Hornstrandir peninsula has been without permanent residents since the local fish population hit a significant decline in the 1950s. There are no roads, no stores, no permanent settlements, and only a fewContinue reading “Hornstrandir Solo Backpack”

Mt. Moosilauke (via Beaver Brook trail) NH

In the middle of February Bianca and I took a vacation to visit my parents and sisters in Vermont for 10 days. It was a trip full of fun reconnection with family, meeting my youngest niece for the first time, meeting my parents’ new dog, and many beautiful (but cold) Vermont winter days. We wentContinue reading “Mt. Moosilauke (via Beaver Brook trail) NH”