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USA | Sat, 14 Oct 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [296]

Stefan was friend we had met year back when we lived in Arizona. He lived in an apartment in the same complex and we spent a lot of time hanging out at the pool together. Several years back he moved back to Austria. When we planned the trip, I coordinated ... Read more >

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Update 6: Goodbye Mountains

ITALY | Sun, 27 Nov 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [336]

24.   Arco, Italy (27th September – 4th October): As Pisogne was effectively battening down the hatches for the winter, we decided to go to Riva del Garda on the shores of Lake Garda as we thought that the summer season might be slightly ... Read more >

Tags: alps, climbing, dogs, hilda, motorhomes, mountaineering, mountains, rachel, simon, walking

Photos: Update 6

ITALY | Sun, 27 Nov 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 5: Hello Italy

ITALY | Sun, 13 Nov 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [380]

23.   Pisogne by Lake Iseo, Italy (6th September – 26th September): The drive from St. Anton to Lake Iseo seemed longer than the four hours that it took but with each mile the temperature crept up until we had moved from a daytime temperature ... Read more >

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Photos: Update 5

ITALY | Sun, 13 Nov 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 4: Goodbye Austria

AUSTRIA | Mon, 31 Oct 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [303]

21.   Paznaun Valley, Austria (22nd – 23rd August): The only other thing of note that we did in Ischgl since the last update was a walk from the van to the small lake Bergli. Rachel had had her eye on it since we arrived but it involved ... Read more >

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Photos: Update 4

AUSTRIA | Mon, 31 Oct 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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France - Part 2 - June

FRANCE | Sun, 23 Oct 2016 | By iain_and_tamara | Views [932] | Comments [3]

We swept into Paris on a tide of enthusiasm which was equally matched by a flood tide of river waters.   During the few days of our visit we watched with bated breath as the River Seine rose higher and higher from the ankles to the waist ... Read more >

Tags: alps, floods, friends, kayaking, mercedes, road trip

Update 3: Getting Going

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 29 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [584]

13.    Molveno, Italy (28 th  June – 30 th  June): We left the lovely Lake Idro and headed for Molveno which is another Italian lake but this time in the Dolomites. The town of Molveno was nice enough but, it now ... Read more >

Tags: alps, climbing, dogs, hilda, motorhomes, mountaineering, mountains, rachel, simon, walking

Photos: Update 3

AUSTRIA | Mon, 29 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 2: Getting Started

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 28 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [292]

1.        Leaving England (30 th  April – 27 th  May): The month between leaving work and leaving England proved to be considerably more hectic than either I or Rachel had expected. With hindsight ... Read more >

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Photos: Update 2

ITALY | Sun, 28 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Update 1: General Stuff

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 27 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Views [423]

So, after nearly three months away, I have finally gotten round to writing a blog. The primary reason is to give me something to do in the evenings other than to drink beer and the secondary reason is to share what we have been up to with anyone who ... Read more >

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Photos: Update 1

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 27 Aug 2016 | By rachelsimonanddog | Photo Gallery


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Stresa from sunny to surfable

ITALY | Tue, 7 Apr 2015 | By gnome-san | Views [287]

The supposedly quick train ride from Malpensa to Stresa was more eventful than planned, with a bit of missing information from the ticket machine and the agent, leaving us at the wrong station or the wrong train, but remedied by a most helpful Italiana ... Read more >

Tags: alps, gelato, stresa, waves

Photos: Climbing the Aiguille de Trelatete

ITALY | Fri, 21 Nov 2014 | By hiking-journal | Photo Gallery

The summary of an adventure trying to catch the summit of the Aiguille de Trelatete.
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Tags: adventure, alps, italy, mountain, sport

3 Valleys in the French Alps

FRANCE | Tue, 28 Jan 2014 | By frenchi | Views [1954] | Video

I f I had a boon to travel back in time, I would just love to relive my awesome winter holidays in the Three Valleys, nestled in the French Alps. Ranked among the world's elite skiing destinations, this enormous French ski area is home to the fabulous ... Read more >

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Photos: Shooting People | WN 2013 NatGeoScholarship | Jason Edwards

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By loosecaboose | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Shooting People: Like many, I was captivated from an early age by photographs from National Geographic. I would get lost in the world of images as I was taken away to somewhere distant, strange, beautiful. I saved up for my first camera in college, where ... Read more >
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Tags: alps, antica, boracay, jason edwards, malapascua, mostar, natgeo scholarship, shooting people

Do's and Dont's in Bavaria - 10 Easy Steps

GERMANY | Tue, 7 Aug 2012 | By allie_way | Views [32092] | Comments [7]

When you're travelling to Bavaria, there are a lot of things you might want to know. You could always dive headfirst into a world of Lederhosen, volkmusik and beer, but isn't it always a sigh of relief when you have a slim idea of what NOT to say? ... Read more >

Tags: alps, bavaria, dirndls, dos and donts, germany, lederhosen, relax, southern germany, travelling, trips

Switzerland... the land of cheese, chocolate and FONDUE!

SWITZERLAND | Tue, 1 Mar 2011 | By cokeeffe | Views [1319] | Comments [1]

Day One & Two –   Travelling and Arrival at Our Chalet After a plane, a bus, a night in a hotel, another bus, two trains, another bus and then a mini van… I have arrived at my destination! It was definitely worth the trip… ... Read more >

Tags: alps, our chalet, snow, switzerland, zurich

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