The Vermont Long Trail (VLT) goes the length of the state and covers 273 miles, going over almost every 3000+ mountain in the state. Jane and I have hiked many of the worlds great trails, such as the Camino de Santiago, Hadrian’s Wall Path and most of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. I’ve also completed the Appalachian Trail. In spite of all this experience, I wasn’t prepared for just how challenging the VLT is. What it lacks in altitude and length, it makes up for with attitude and terrain. Additionally, we chose to hike it through all-time record rainfall. We’ve never seen such rain. Regardless, we did have fun and fell in love with the people of Vermont, they were wonderful and we met sensational hikers along ….
We are finally getting settled into our new home in Costa Rica. After unpacking our backpacks, getting beds, a car and all the little necessities that come along with putting down roots, we’re finding time to explore the area around where we live. And there is plenty to explore in the mountains of Costa Rica! We have everything from whitewater rafting to waterfalls to mountain hikes, and the beach is still less than an hour away.
We are very excited to be hosting Casey’s sister for a month which is the perfect excuse to get out and play tour….
Where was the last place that you traveled that made you feel giddy? I don’t mean like it blew your mind or made you feel a million miles away, but a place that made you so excited that you just couldn’t sit still. When we were in Greece just a few weeks ago, the views of Santorini blew my mind and rock climbing on Kalymnos made me feel a million miles away. Tuscany makes us giddy….