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BE PREPARED

For our round-the-world adventure tour, we wanted to “BE PREPARED,” a motto I learned as a Boy Scout years ago. It’s a good idea for

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“Did You Miss Home?”

On every holiday we’ve taken, there comes a time, usually midway through the trip, when I think to myself, “I wish I was at home.”

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Art & Architecture
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Would you like it?

The stave church of Borgund is a paradox. Tarred all-black, dark as a smokehouse, roof tiles overlapping like scales on a mythological dragon, its aura

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A Hike Befitting a Queen

“In our family there is a story that repeats itself again and again,” Norway’s Prince Haakon said in a speech at the palace garden. “Let

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Besseggen Ridge
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Besseggen Ridge

It was all my fault. “Besseggen Ridge” reads my diary entry, “the most spectacular (and difficult) hike we’ve ever done.”

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