Author Archives: danroyerickson

Shams No. 3

While Bec was being lashed by rain in the Rila Mountains, I was on a weekend mountain adventure of my own.  I headed into Oman on Thursday evening and arrived at the hotel around 8:30 pm.  The weather was much … Continue reading

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We flew from Beijing into Incheon International Airport, often rated the world’s best, a little behind our ETA of 11:35 am on Tuesday, May 30th.  We caught the Express Train to Seoul Station and another 2 metro trains to finally arrive … Continue reading

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Beijing & The Great Wall

Bec arrived in Abu Dhabi at 6:05 am on Thursday, May 25th.  I was there to greet her at the airport before she dropped me off at work.  I know what you’re thinking…nice one Dan, but she had a full day … Continue reading

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Driving the Dunes and Hiking the Hajars

As of late, I’ve been busy on the weekends out in the dunes and in the Hajars.  The weekend after meeting Chris in Oman, I spent Friday in the emirate of Sharjah.  Oryx 4×4 organized an afternoon “Superbowl” of dune … Continue reading

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Meet-Up in Muscat

Before Bec and I set out on our Scandinavian tour, my old friend Chris invited me to join him and his family in Muscat.  Chris has been working rotation in Oman for many years and his family was coming over … Continue reading

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Norway in a Nutshell

We had a pleasant sleep in our little inside stateroom and we knew that the Pearl Seaways would be well into its final leg up the Oslofjord when we awoke in the morning.  Before grabbing our latte’s, I popped out … Continue reading

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Bec’s Visit to AD

I was off to the airport early on the morning of Friday, March 17th.  It had been almost 6 months since Rebecca left for Berlin and she was finally coming for a visit.  We arrived back at the apartment and were … Continue reading

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