Hiking in Norway: Three Dizzying Day Trips

In June / July 2014, my travel buddies, Mo and Lynn, and I took an 8-day road trip around southern Norway. We made a loop from Oslo to Stavanger and back, spending a couple days in each city. We also stopped (often) along the way to check out stave churches, take some day hikes, and sample…

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Norway Roadtrip: A Stop in Undredal

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see. – G.K. Chesterton This is Undredal, Norway. According to the ever-reliable Wikipedia, it has “a population of approximately 100 people and 500 goats.” In June-July 2014, my travel buddies, Mo and Lynn, and I took a road trip through Norway (one of…

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My Top 5 Trips (So Far)

“Of the places you’ve been, what’s your favorite?” I hate hate HATE this question. Trips are like snowflakes – unique, beautiful, fleeting; there are no favorites. Each of my trips has been an irreplicable combination of place, time, and companionship. Why not just ask me to pick my favorite child? (Except, don’t ask because I…

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