We trained all spring for the Santa Fe Century and discovered that the journey is the adventure.
How I survived training for an early spring century ride. Bike season came early this year. It collided with ski season in mid-March (which was completely exhausting), and by April Fool’s Day, the stinking mound of Lycra in my laundry hamper was evidence that bike season had begun in earnest. Why the abrupt transition? My … Continue reading On the Santa Fe (Century) Trail
How a trip down memory lane turned into a bona fide campout I grip the steering wheel and follow my husband through the pouring rain. He’s in a 25-foot long Cruise America RV carrying precious cargo: my father, his wife, and Willy, their Cairn Terrier. I’m flying solo in our Volkswagon Westfalia. We’re heading to … Continue reading Camping With Dad
GPS doesn't always take you where you think you're going. In this case, we struggled to find the tiny town of Valpelline above the Aosta Valley.
Our hut hike in Slovenia's Julian Alps presented an adventure with an unexpected outcome.