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The results for our Missoula community Bike Walk Bus Week Commuter Challenge this Spring are in. And the winner in our category? Adventure Life, of course, … Author Laurie Shacknove Going home today, and I just really want to reflect on my time here.
For me, I am so glad I was able to be open to anything, physically and spiritually.
I experienced a huge change, I faced fears … Author Laurie Shacknove So sad, today is our last full day here. Well will make the most of it, spa day, pool time, will try not to let all the thoughts of home clutter my brain today. Just work at remaining open to what … Author Laurie Shacknove A relaxing morning with a little hike and a yummy, healthy breakfast. The food here in Costa Rica is not spicy, but really flavorful. Rice and beans a staple, especially for breakfast. The fruit, … Author Laurie Shacknove Walked down to the spa this morning after hiking to one of five waterfalls at Xandari. Konrad the spa manager is an amazing person, everyone at the spa is.
Wonderful coconut scrub, lovely mani/pedi … Author Laurie Shacknove Finally got on horseback this morning. My co-workers would never forgive me if I did not ride in Costa Rica. We are all horse lovers and riders where I work ( in a vet clinic ). Our ride took us to a … Author Laurie Shacknove On our way to hiking the Silencio Trail we came across another Sloth. They are pretty interesting in that they have a symbiotic relationship with butterflies. The butterflies hang out in the sloths … Author Laurie Shacknove White water rafting, woohoo!!!!! I have never done this before, and Melissa was going to go once, but broke her elbow, so a first for both of us!! If I have not said so before, going with my daughter … Author Elizabeth Conway Join us this July to celebrate Machu Picchu's Centennial Celebrations. Photo by Adventure Life traveler, John Keller
We're not the only ones who are all a-buzz with the swiftly approaching … Author Laurie Shacknove Sadly today we are leaving our new friends behind from Torteguero, but on to our next adventure. I am really facing a lot of fears on this trip, but am way okay with it.
Selva Verde Lodge is … Author Laurie Shacknove Up early this morning for a canal boat trip with our guide Carlos. He has been guiding for 31 years, and has so much passion for what he does. Learning about the plants, mammals, birds, reptiles and … Author Laurie Shacknove Picked up early this AM and nice to know there are others going with us to Torteguero. In fact, one of the people on the bus actually went to my high school and no one went there. That was a trip … Author Laurie Shacknove After a nice flight to San Jose, we arrive a little tired but pretty excited to be here. To be honest I really have not studied up on where we are going and what our plan is. Probably not always the … Author Elizabeth Conway My dad and I, toasting a few adventures. Happy Father's Day!
My mother is currently celebrating her 59th birthday in Swiss Alps -- a trip she's been anticipating for nearly a year when her brother … Author laurie williams In the wee hours of the morning, I boarded my flight back to the United States.
I loved my entire time in Peru! The day before, while shoe shopping, I tripped on the cobble stone street. … Author laurie williams I was one of the last of my group to leave. So, after checking out, I spent the last few hours back at San Pedro market, and then to San Blas area for shoe shopping.
Unlike many women, I do not … Author laurie williams Our morning started back at Plaza de Armas, where the children were still dancing. This time Vidal's eldest son was one of the dancers! Vidal was part of the parent band. Look for the photograph of … Author laurie williams While half of our group opted for the second half day at Machu Picchu, the rest of us had returned to our hotel, El MaPi.
My guide book clearly stated that Aguas Calientes had no charm and that it … Author laurie williams With some early morning dancers still parading through the streets of Ollantaytambo, our group set out for the train to Aguas Calientes, and then on to Machu Picchu.
With most of our luggage … Author laurie williams The next morning our group set off for a day in the Sacred Valley. Our first stop was the town of Chinchero.
We stopped at the Centro de Textiles Tradicionales and had a wonderful lesson on how …