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While 2017 ended our two-year bicycle journey that began in Oslo, Norway and ended in Medellín, Colombia, it by no means meant the end of our adventures. I try to stress that adventure doesn’t have to mean putting your dog on a plane, flying across the Atlantic, and cycling across 24 countries together. That is …

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I am not typically one for visiting mega tourist destinations. The crowds, lines, and all the tourist traps, make me want to bolt as soon as we’ve arrived. It took some convincing from several friends to make me agree to visit Machu Picchu. Don’t get me wrong, I found Machu Picchu beautiful and impressive, and, …

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When planning my family visit to Ecuador this Christmas, I asked my trusty college roommate for advice. She had studied abroad there during our last semester of college and her program took her all over the country. “Mindo,” she said. “Don’t miss Mindo.” But we missed Mindo. One of the most biodiverse countries on the …

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