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Greece Part 2 | Santorini

THIS IS PART two OF A TWO-PART SERIES OF OUR TRIP TO THE GREEK ISLANDS. THE FOLLOWING ARE EXCERPTS OF KYLE'S TRAVEL JOURNAL. You can read part one here ENJOY! 7/5/17 Santorini, Greece As I’m writing, we are on the ferry leaving Santorini and bound for Rafina, a port outside of Athens. Our trip is essentially behind us and now it’s time to head home. We’ll catch a flight out of Athens at 6 a.m. and then fly direct from…

Greece Part 1 | Crete

This is part one of a two-part series of our trip to the Greek islands. The following are excerpts of Kyle's travel journal. Enjoy! 6/28/17 Today we boarded a plane in Seattle bound for Greece by way of Amsterdam and then Athens. We're on our way to bear witness to the marriage of two great people whom I've known collectively for over 30 years. Life has been crazy leading up to this trip with bachelor parties for Greg and Dylan,…

How to prepare for biking the Going to the Sun Road

Ahh Glacier, one of my most favorite places on the planet. For those of you who have been around for a bit, you may recall last year when we biked up Glacier National Park’s Going to the Sun Road. We must have done a great job of talking it up, because this year we (and be “we” I mean Kyle) helped organize another ride up one of our country’s most scenic roads. This year, in lieu of giving you another…

Alaska Part 1 | Anchorage

I’ve mentioned our trip to Alaska in a couple posts before, but I have yet to share any details. I still don’t really know where to start, we explored so many new places and added about 20 things to our bucket list instead of crossing them off. Going to Alaska is something I’ve dreamed of ever since I read The Call of the Wild in middle school. The expansiveness of the land, mixed with the history ignited my curiosity for the…

Bike the Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park | Stuck in North Idaho

Biking Going to the Sun Road | Glacier National Park

This summer has been spent on two wheels, a change of pace in comparison to past summers spent hiking and car camping. Earlier this summer, Kyle and a couple friends convinced me to bite the bullet and buy my first road bike. To make sure I actually used said bike, I signed up for the Coeur d’Alene Bike Co.’s Coeur d’Fondo training group. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday this summer, we’ve been meeting at the shop to go on group…