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10 Years Ago

Ten years ago today, September 1, 2005, Pearl Jam played that epic show at the Gorge Amphitheater. It marked the beginning of the journey we took on the Touring Van. A journey that was life changing for many of us. What a great ride it has been and continues to be. So many good memories, […]

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Fucked in Philly

Jun 30, 2010 Check out my friend Stefan’s post about our bad luck in Philly, when we tried to attend game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in support of our favourite team, the Philadelphia Flyers. Stefan had flown from Seattle to be in Philly for the finals, while I flew from Hungary on an […]

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Boat trip on the Norfolk Broads with the GoPro Camera

Apr 17, 2010 The GoPro Hero Camera is an amazing helmet camera that captures full 1080p HD videos from a miniature size, versatile, camera that can be attached to anything from your helmet, surfboard, motorbike, or it can just be used plainly as a normal video camera. It’s purpose is to give a great “point […]

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Fucked in Florence

Aug 14, 2009 During their random European adventure, Jason and Stefan decided to hit up the lovely city of Florence, Italy for a day of good sights and great food. Both have been there before and both have Florence near the top of their list of cities to visit again, so it was the ideal […]

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Sasquatch Festival at The Gorge

May 26, 2009 Any excuse to see a show at the best venue in the world is a good one, especially if it’s for an entire weekend, and for a festival, and the fact that one of the acts is named Nine Inch Nails. The excitement takes place at the gorgeous Gorge Amphitheatre in George, […]

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The Expedition – Day 8 to 16

Apr 24, 2009 Day 8 to 16 Cities – Dole, Porche, Pangboche, Kjang-Juma, Namche, Phadking, Lukla Elevation – 4,100m (13,500ft) to 2,860m (9,400ft) Trekking Time – 1 week After deciding to skip out on the Cho-la pass and Everest Base Camp, our week of hard work was then followed by a week of relaxation in […]

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The Expedition – Day 7

Apr 15, 2009 Day 7 City – Gokyo Ri Elevation – 5,500m (18,100ft) Trekking Time – 5 hours This was it. This was what we had come to the Himalayas for. After a week of hiking, we were finally about to climb up towards a peak, the Gokyo Ri peak of all places. I was […]

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The Expedition – Day 6

Apr 14, 2009 Day 6 City – Gokyo Elevation – 4,800m (15,800ft) Trekking Time – 6 hours No more fucking around. The 2 easy (if you call 4 hours of hiking easy) days has made us feel a little sick and given us some problems, so maybe it’s time for a challenging day. Completing the […]

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The Expedition – Day 5

Apr 13, 2009 Day 5 City – Machermo Elevation – 4,400m (14,500ft) Trekking Time – 4 hours With little to no sleep the previous night, we reluctantly got up bright and early at the normal 6:00am rise. 2 hours of breakfast and fucking around brought us to after 8:00am before we actually hit the road. […]

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The Expedition – Day 4

Apr 12, 2009 Day 4 City – Dole Elevation – 4,100m (13,500ft) Trekking Time – 4 hours Altitude problems start becoming a possibility when you pass the 3000m mark in elevation, and the higher you go up the more likely you will be be affected. Everyone’s capability to adapt varies and there is no telling […]

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