Activities

Picture of Bears on Ice 2015 on the Golden Circle tour posing for a group picture
By Conrad

Fun in Iceland with Bears on Ice

Iceland Everyone who has every done an image search for Iceland understands that it’s a wonderful country with stunning natural landscapes. In the North Atlantic, very expensive and mix this with the lack of warm weather and it’s not high on the list for most tourists. Bears on Ice For the last couple of years…

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Beer Burst at the Denver Wrangler
By Conrad

Denver and the Denver Wrangler

Denver, Colorado like Melbourne, Australia with a population of around 4 million seems to only be able to support generally one good bear bar where everyone congregates and the bear scene is a real community; for me these are the best bear bars in the world.  When cities are larger there is more competition and generally the…

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Gasoline Alley
By Conrad

Santa Fe NM – Durango CO

While planning our route to Durango from Santa Fe with our Macnally map we saw there are many scenic roads to the north of the city in the Carson National Forest.  We planned to make a loop before heading north on the 84 to Pagosa Springs and then west on the 160 to Durango. There weren’t many…

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Rietveld Shröder House
By Conrad

Utrecht, Netherlands

Utrecht is one of these places that I have passed many times as it’s around 40km south of the main tourist hot-spot of Amsterdam.  Being alone this weekend and since the weather was meant to be stunning (and probably the last good weekend before winter sets in) I decided to visit Utrecht; also as a…

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Santa Fe New Mexico
By Conrad

Roswell NM – Santa Fe NM

If you drive directly from Roswell to Santa Fe there is not that much to see on the way; it’s not a bad drive, but if you have the time, you could travel further west and take the scenic route via Socorro and Albuquerque. For us we decided to head directly to Santa Fe so…

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White Sands Missile Range
By Conrad

Deming NM – Roswell NM

Itinerary:  Deming – Las Cruces – White Sands Missile Range Museum – White Sands National Monument – Pistachio Land – Three River Petroglyph Site – Roswell Deming can only be considered as a stop-over town, although its fairly sizeable and has all the things you would expect in this typical American town with regards to motels…

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Cactus
By Conrad

Phoenix AZ – Deming NM

After a 6 hour delay at London Heathrow and a change of aircraft we finally made it to a very hot Phoenix Arizona at around 23:00; by the time we managed to get passed border control, customs and baggage it was near midnight. As you can imagine this set all our timing for the first…

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