Author Archives: danroyerickson

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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Skiing the Swiss Alps

The prospect of the week to come took some of the sting out of the cancellation of Metallica’s show.  I found my airport transfer in Geneva and was soon off to the ski village of Verbier in the French speaking southwest … Continue reading

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Rendezvous in Varanasi

My buddy Zack dropped me a line over Christmas, “Did you ever travel through India or Bangladesh?”  From there, it didn’t take long for us to firm up some plans.  I would be meeting him in India in late January. … Continue reading

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Trekking with the Trekkers

I recently did a couple hikes with the UAE Trekkers.  Both of the hikes were ones that Bec and I did together and have blogged about so I’ll try to keep it short. On the evening of Thursday, Dec 8th, … Continue reading

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