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Indian Lake Island Campground

Indian Lake Island Campground

Gentle waves directly beneath me. I try to remember to breathe. With even the slightest movement a great panic rises within me. I take a deep breath. Breathing in the lake, the trees, the mountains, the sky, the clouds, the sunshine. I Exhale. Letting go of my apprehension, my uncertainty, my lethargy. Indian Lake in…

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Frognerparken (Frogner Park)

Frognerparken (Frogner Park)

Vigelandsparken (Vigeland Sculpture Park) A fantastic display of sculptures created by Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943) within Frogner Park known as the Vigeland Installation. “The Vigeland Park is the world’s largest sculpture park made by a single artist, and is one of Norway’s most popular tourist attractions. The park is open to visitors all year round. The…

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Last Day in Colorado

Last Day in Colorado

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park Longs Peak, Trail Ridge Road, Bear Lake, Horseshoe Falls – August 21st 2013 Trail Ridge Road Highest Elevation – 12,183 feet Bear Lake Trail Distance Round trip – .8 miles Alluvial Fan Trail Distance Round Trip –  .3 miles Characters – Alicen, Nathan A day off from hiking… Since it…

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Fern Lake Trail

Fern Lake Trail

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park The Pool, Fern Falls, Fern Lake – August 19th 2013 Elevation Gain – 1,380 feet Distance Round Trip –  7.6 miles Characters – Alicen (me), Nathan (my boyfriend of 15 years) Our second day in Rocky Mountain National Park we hiked up to Fern Lake. I remember being wowed…

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Cub Lake Trail

Cub Lake Trail

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park Cub Lake Trail – August 18, 2013 Elevation gain – 540 feet Distance Round Trip – 4.6 miles Characters – Alicen (me), Nathan (my boyfriend of 15 years) A “Short Hike” After setting up camp we decided to go for a short hike to acclimate ourselves to a higher altitude.…

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Camping in Colorado

Camping in Colorado

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park Moraine Campground – August 18th-21st, 2013 Elevation – 8,160 feet Characters – Alicen (me), Nathan (my boyfriend of 15 years) There is so much to this story that I had a difficult time knowing where to begin. I thought I’d start mine and Nathan’s Rocky Mountain Travels by assessing…

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