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Travel Tips — hiking

These days...

These days...

Last year at this time I was walking the Camino for a month. I walked alone and before I started my walk I was concerned I could feel lonely. I am often surrounded by others whether I am at work or at home with my not so quiet family and staff members. Sometimes when I go on a buying trip by myself for a few days, I find myself homesick after a couple of nights ready to get back to my crew. However, from the first steps I took along this 500 mile path to Santiago, I never once felt...

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The Koehns Discover Warmth in Iceland

The Koehns Discover Warmth in Iceland

The lure of icebergs and other natural wonders led Patty and John Koehn to visit Iceland, the most sparsely populated country in Europe. Despite the island country’s chilly June temperatures, the Koehns found the Icelandic people to be friendly, warm, and eager to share their country's sights and culture.

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Hiking Italy's Cinque Terre: Old World Charm, Dramatic Views

Hiking Italy's Cinque Terre: Old World Charm, Dramatic Views

All ages can enjoy hiking between the five villages of Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. Clearly marked paths often pass through vineyards and span all five villages. Dramatic coastline views are to be expected on every trail.

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