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Traveling light; almost all your necessities in a daypack

  If you like to travel frequently, like we do, you need to be ready to depart when the mood strikes you.  Here in central California, just 90 minutes from the San Francisco Bay Area, Napa Valley, coastal mountains, the Sierra foothills; two-plus hours from Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the north California coast; the urge […]

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Traveling light; almost everything in a backpack!

We aim to have just about everything we need for a quick day-trip or weekend trip packed in a ready-to-go backpack. Items within that backpack include, clockwise from top right, a stocking cap, first aid kit including bandages & pills, cell phone, cell phone charger, small stuff sack, your ear-phones, phone-charger and other electronic paraphernalia, spare […]

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Re-kindling the Olympic flame in Squaw Valley, CA, USA

Perhaps you did the math and considered a trip to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, opening on February 6.  But the challenge of distance, cost, and fear of terrorism to get to the Sochi games likely put the idea out of reach.  Instead, find the spirit – and the ghosts – of the […]

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