Posts By: Jake G

  • International

    Isla Mujeres: The Island of Women

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    To get a better feel for the “real” Mexico, we decided to go off the beaten path. My parents rented a small house on the small island of Isla Mujeres, about a 30 minute ferry ride Northeast of Cancun.

  • Hiking & Backpacking, National Parks, Peaks & Mountains

    Wilderness Ethics Trip #1: The Pacific Northwest

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    This was my first visit to the Pacific Northwest. As a kid I had been as far as Arizona a few times, but never farther West of there. This trip was arranged through the University of Dubuque, the college that I began attending in the Fall of 2009. My professor, Dale Easley, was the mastermind behind it and it took very little persuasion to get me to come along.