Tag Archives: Site Seeing

Parades, Eggs and Beer Oh My!

Happy Fourth of July to any American Readers! Happy Canada Day to any Canadian Reader! Happy Palio to the Sienese! Our time in Skagway has come to a close. Dr. N has finished her interviews here and we have been … Continue reading

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Chilkoot Trail- Today’s Suffering is Tomorrow’s Leisure

Even though Klondike Gold Rush is a National Historic Park, it manages a large tract of backcountry trails (16.5 of 33 miles), an oddity for historic parks which are typically small, urban and full of wayside panels (just how I … Continue reading

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The Golden Loop

For all her time up in Skagway, one thing that Dr. N has not done is drive over to Haines Alaska on the Golden Loop (it is hard when you typically fly up here without a car, I mean unless … Continue reading

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Skagway, the Garden City of Alaska!

We have made it to Skagway. And if you reading this know us (which I hope some of you do), then you know that Dr. N had worked 5 seasons in Skagway and then did her dissertation on the language … Continue reading

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Hopscotching through the Hot Springs

Our trip north into Alaska seemed to perfectly coincide with a series of geothermic features. And one thing Dr. N loves is a good hot spring. After leaving Yellowstone National Park (which is a giant series of hot springs), we … Continue reading

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Roma- with 100% more passports!

So I left off with Sara getting an upgrade for our hotel. That night we walked down to Campo di Fiori to get dinner at Open Baladin, where Sara made another friend. We wandered back via the Imperial Fora. The … Continue reading

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Pest Town

Today Konstantina and I ventured out across the Danube river to Pest. We walked up to the Parliament building where we visited the underground memorial to the 1956 Uprising and the lapidarium of stones from before the building was refurbished. … Continue reading

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