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Samantha M
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School is in Full Swing
I can't even remember the last time it was that I blogged last. This past year has been a little crazy. Planning (and going) a six week hiking trip to Spain. Ending up having to go by myself due to my friend getting into a terrible car accident. Also, doing...

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Hopelessly Trying to Get Prepared
You know that you're trip that you've been planning for 2 years is almost here when your dentist says "we need to get this fixed before you leave for Spain", and you doctor says "we need to get you well before you leave". I thought that the day for me to le...

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Here's the Latest
Not much to report, but here's what I've got.... Spanish Anyone?? Now that I have all of my stuff for my trip, there isn't much to do besides conditioning my body along with learning Spanish. Still not doing so hot in the area of learning Spanish. I thought...

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New Plan of Action and Adjustments
Itinerary Update: As I was putting tentative dates onto the itinerary, I noticed that I have 11 days to "play with". This meant that some of those 18/19 mile days could be split into 2 days. As it now stands, there are 7 days that are designated as sick or ...

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Got My Goods Together!
After months of research and shopping, I have purchased everything that I need! It feels good knowing that all my items are now ready to go into my backpack. Man, I never thought that I would need this much stuff just to go on a trip. After all of my packag...

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Getting Close!
Seeing my count down on below 60 days is exciting!! I can't help being super excited and wishing that time would just fly by. Took my first hiking adventure with a mostly loaded pack (I have little things to get yet) on Saturday. There were several things t...

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Cathedrals, Poles, and Glasses vs. Contacts
Getting things crossed off my list just reminds me that I will be leaving before I know it! Oh, how I can't wait...in just 3 more months I will be taking my shell off my rear view mirror to attach to my pack! In just 3 months, I will be seeing the beautiful...

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The Weight Dilemma
Two posts in one week. Wow! What has gotten into me? Oh yeah, excitement. This post was carefully crafted with a clingy dog that has commandeered my lap and hand (she's laying on my hand while in my lap) for her comfort. It's getting about that time....gett...
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