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7 Nights, 6 Days in Nome, AK

Following our enjoyment at this time of year birding in Churchill, MB we decided that as we are in Alaska, visiting Nome would be the equivalent. Reality is that it blew us away. The scenery was more snow capped mountains … Continue reading

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Returning to Alaska for Summer 2023

After we spent 5 months in Alaska in 2016, we knew we had to come back. It was so incredible. Finally on May 8, 2023 we headed north from Chilliwack, British Columbia to Haines, Alaska, arriving on May 12, 2023. … Continue reading

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Shetland Ponies

The Shetland Islands are the most northerly part of Scotland, and the windiest. The Shetland pony originated in the Shetland Islands and has lived there for more than 4000 years. They are the smallest of the pony breeds found in … Continue reading

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Cake Fridges and Honesty Boxes in Shetland

Honesty boxes have been used in a wide range of situations for many years, in various countries around the globe. Often found in rural areas, it is a way to sell surplus produce such as eggs, vegetables, fruit, meat and … Continue reading

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Can you spot the Differences?

This is our current rig set. How does it compare to the previous, familiar rig? Yes, we know they are facing in different directions. We know one is in fertile Florida green land and the other in Arizona Desert. But … Continue reading

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