Category Archives: Personal

The First Birthday

Our Memorial Day weekend was some Wyoming, some Montana, a lot of driving, a too close encounter with two bears and the best sleep I’ve had in years.  I will go through the pictures and post them here little by … Continue reading

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Antelope Island Revisited

Saturday after dodging the rockslide the weather had started to clear a little bit. After a quick lunch we decided to return to one of my favourite state parks I’ve ever visited, the Antelope Island. The great things about the Antelope … Continue reading

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About the Desert and About the Music

As long as I can remember, my favorite band in the world has been an obscure Finnish band called 22-Pistepirkko. I used to listen to the songs in the university, between the lectures and dream about driving through the desert. … Continue reading

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Samurai Sunday

The snowpocalypse part II didn’t hit Denver too hard. We got wet, heavy snow but in the downtown area it melted almost immediately. Mountains, on the other hard were a hot cold mess with closed roads and traction laws so we … Continue reading

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My Little Blog Got Nominated!

I’m still surprised every time someone comments this blog or reminds me real life that “hey, I read your blog yesterday and…”. So getting a nomination for an award was an even bigger surprise for me. Max from Lesser Places … Continue reading

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre

My mother and my brother didn’t have much luck with the weather while they stayed here. Colorado didn’t throw us with a blizzard, but the temperatures stayed low and we saw some snow falling down. The day after returning to … Continue reading

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The Drive Back

Black Canyon of the Gunnison was our last real stop, and we tried to make our way to Denver for the night. The long trip in the car with my family was great time to catch up. At this point … Continue reading

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The Third Stop : Ouray

Ouray must be my favourite town in Colorado. We try to arrange our trips in a way that we can reach the destination or at least return through Ouray. Sometimes it takes a bit more effort to fit it in … Continue reading

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Spanish Peaks

Last weekend we took a little trip to see the Spanish Peaks. Weather in Colorado has been great for skiers and crappy for campers and hikers, so we thought that by staying east of the continental divide we would be … Continue reading

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What else we do

There are other things we like to do other than hiking and camping. When I moved here, we started to go through a list of countries in alphabetical order. We cook a traditional dish from each country, try to read … Continue reading

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