Demer’s Ridge

We hiked Demer’s Ridge to Glacier View Mountain on my birthday. Hoping for a scenic summit view to celebrate, I feared I may be out of luck with some persistent, late-June snow still lingering at higher elevations. However, with its … Read More

Doris Ridge Fail

After hiking up Big Mountain, we were pretty stoked to continue exploring all the trails northwest Montana had to offer. Two days later, we thought we’d take advantage of the extended summer daylight and head for Doris Ridge after Stephan … Read More

Danny On Memorial Trail

Just a few miles north of Whitefish’s diminutive downtown, Big Mountain soars above Whitefish Lake to an elevation of 6,817 feet. In winter, the mountain is a popular ski resort. During summers, both hikers and downhill bikers flock to the … Read More

The Opal Card: Exploring Sydney

For anyone planning to spend some time in Sydney, we would definitely recommend making good use of the Opal Card, a fantastic smartcard that gives you easy (and inexpensive) access to all of the city’s public transit lines – trains, … Read More

Closing Remarks

After being back in the U.S. for about three weeks, we find ourselves regularly fielding the same few questions by family, friends, and strangers alike: what was your favorite place? were you ready for it to end? would you do … Read More

Penny & Me

Here we are, back on U.S. soil 344 days after our eye-opening journey began. To celebrate its successful circumnavigation of the globe, the penny requested one last photo – from where it all began when my brother plucked it lovingly … Read More

By The Numbers

A scientist and a network engineer traveled the world. What did they bring back with them? Data, of course! Geeks to the core, tracking, trending, and generating spreadsheets are kind of fun tasks for the two of us. While we … Read More

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