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Waptus Lake Backpacking

T and I went on our very first backpacking trip together last weekend! We went to Waptus Lake, in Central Washington, about a two-hour drive from Seattle. After all our research around going lightweight, we were finally ready to hit … Continue reading

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Penultimate ultralight travel day – reflections

Tomorrow I leave Boston and fly back to Seattle, ending a 12 day experiment in ultralight travel (combined, of course, with some lovely visits with friends and family). I have used everything I packed, except a bulky sweater. I have … Continue reading

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Ultralight Travel Part Deux

I’m a little more than halfway through my ultralight, go-with-the-flow trip to five cities on one backpack. So far, I’ve had all the flight, bus, and train problems you could ever want, including a flight delayed by 10 hours and … Continue reading

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Ultralight Travel

Tomorrow night I am taking the red-eye to Michigan (Flint, to be exact) to spend two weeks visiting family all over the mitten (plus a long weekend in Boston). As I’ve been packing, I’ve been attempting to use the principles … Continue reading

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