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How to Hike California’s John Muir Trail

Kristin Hanes shares her experience hiking the John Muir Trail in California. How to pack, what to eat and what she did wrong. This is the perfect guide for planning your hike.  “The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah, the ants go marching one by one hurrah, hurrah!” The song pounded relentlessly through my head as I concentrated on ...

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Things to do in Isle of Man: 3 Adventures You Have to Try

Off the west coast of England, nestled halfway between the shores of Cumbria and Northern Ireland, the cliffs, beaches and seaside towns of the Isle of Man erupt from the Irish sea. As the British Lake District creaks under the weight of a booming tourist industry, off-the-beaten-track adventure-seekers will want to find the best things to do in Isle of ...

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Top Three Little Known Hiking Day Trips in Cusco, Peru

Here are Slight North’s top three little known hiking day trips in Cusco, for expats and travelers looking for adventure off the beaten tourist trail. A lot of tourists pass through Cusco, Peru quickly. They just use the city as a stopping point on their way to Peru’s main attraction: the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. However, I lived in ...

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