A Shower Never Felt So Good

March 23, 2016
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Dan Friesen on March 23, 2016 Scott Isom and I departed Seattle and Portland, respectively, en route to a rendezvous in San Francisco, and a 14 hour flight from… Read More

Favorite Thing #4: Val d’Aran

December 4, 2015
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Dan Friesen on December 4, 2015 Aran Valley (Val d’Aran) is one of only two areas of Spain that sits on the northern flanks of the Pyrenees. Geologically, it… Read More

Favorite thing #3: Picos de Europa

December 3, 2015
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Dan Friesen on December 3, 2015 On August 17, 2009, Pat Lemmon and I made our way into Picos de Europa (Peaks of Europe) National Park intent on setting… Read More

Favorite Thing #2: Loarre Castle

December 2, 2015
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Dan Friesen on December 2, 2015 Loarre Castle – Classic Study in Medieval Fortresses and Spain’s Reconquest In 711 AD, Arab/Berber Muslims, often labeled by history as “Moors”, invaded… Read More

Favorite Thing #1: Ordesa National Park Walk

December 1, 2015
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Dan Friesen on December 1, 2015 One of my favorite walks takes place in Northern Spain on the south flanks of the Pyrenees Mountains. This entire region warrants high… Read More

Survival Tips for Driving in Great Britain

August 15, 2015
by Dan Friesen on August 15, 2015 I just returned today from England; Scott Burk was with me for the first two weeks of a three week journey and did… Read More

Prague Blog – Enjoying the Paris of the East!

April 10, 2015
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Dan Friesen on April 10, 2015 Scott and I landed in Prague this afternoon after uneventful flights, picked up our rental car, and headed into the heart of the… Read More

Highlights of Herzegovina

July 28, 2013
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Dan Friesen on July 28, 2013 One of the joys of my job is the surprises embedded in visiting parts of the planet that carry with them images and… Read More