Author Archives: danroyerickson

December Festivities in Canada

After Jen and Steven’s visit in AD, we decided that I would head back to Canada on Friday, December 6th to help out at home leading up to Christmas. My first weekend back I stayed at Scott’s, did a little … Continue reading

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E35: One Tough Trek

On the afternoon of Thursday, Nov 14th, I hit the highway straight after work.  It was the last weekend in my 30’s and I was off to tackle Oman’s E35 trekking route, a two-day hike traversing the Eastern Hajar Mountains.  … Continue reading

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Home to Help

Returning from our trip to Africa, Rebecca and I received a call from a very special family member and learned that they had been diagnosed with cancer.  With support from Rebecca and my employer, I was able to head home … Continue reading

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Chobe National Park

On Saturday, August 10th, Rebecca and I touched down in the heart of Botswana’s Chobe National Park, Savuti.  I even got to co-pilot from the front seat on the short charter flight from the Okavango Delta.  It took about 20 … Continue reading

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Okavango Delta

After breakfast on Thursday, August 8th, we said goodbye to the lovely people at Tongabezi who had treated us so well.  We were starting on the last leg of our journey that we had booked with Desert & Delta Safaris … Continue reading

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Rovos Rail Journey to Victoria Falls

Bec and I wanted to do something special to celebrate our 10th Wedding Anniversary so we decided a two week adventure in Southern Africa would fit the bill.  We flew to Johannesburg on Wednesday, July 31st, met our car transfer, … Continue reading

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Wedding in Serbia

Rebecca was lucky enough to be invited to her colleague’s wedding in Serbia and we knew we had to go.  After arriving back from Canada on June 29th, we were catching the red-eye to Belgrade the following weekend on Friday, … Continue reading

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