Author Archives: Dmitrii

Another view from the South Arapahoe Peak 

Looking south from the South Arapahoe Peak. Alpine lakes are really cool to see from a distance. It’s cool to hike up to them as well and feel the cold clean water. On the second image to right is Lake … Continue reading

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South Arapahoe Peak 

Looking north from the South Arapahoe Peak, 13,400″ high. Right in front of us is the Arapahoe Glacier. This is where we get our drinking water in Boulder. Boulder actually owns this Glacier. Water is scarce in the front range, … Continue reading

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Seoul 

On my way to Almaty I had one night stopover in Seoul South Korea. I was really surprised by the size of the city. Looking at it on the map didn’t really provide true size of all the different districts … Continue reading

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Big Almaty Lake 

Big Almaty Lake is about 20 kilometers south of Almaty, deep in the Tian Shan mountains. I grew up in Almaty, but never had a chance to visit this lake, till 30 years after moving away from the city. 

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South Dakota – 50 by 50

This is my last lower continental state. All 48 have been visited. Plus Hawaii. Plus Puerto Rico. Now I have one more state to visit – Alaska. Hopefully can make over there sometime next year. Yesterday we were checking out … Continue reading

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North Dakota – 50 by 50

I’m almost done with my goal of visiting all 50 states. This is state #48 that I visited and put at least one photo on this blog. Today we did a long drive to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park in … Continue reading

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Rabbit Mountain 

Fifth day in a row of doing small hikes. Today we went to the Rabbit Mountain open space, it has couple nice views over the surrounding area and all under four miles of walking. Can get pretty hot though as … Continue reading

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