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Travel with a Disability

Amsterdam by Wheelchair

Here’s a video I came across recently: “With a Wheelchair in Amsterdam: A Wheelchair User’s Spontaneous Trip”. It’s in German, with some English (and no captions, alas). It’s a “get packed and go to the airport and then we’ll tell…
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Packing Light: Five Days in Seattle

Thanksgiving with the family in Seattle. Highs in the low 50s, lows in low 40s, slight chance of rain, and of course a lot more humidity than I’m accustomed to here in Colorado. Besides celebrating the holidays, we’re going to…
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Ade Adepitan

Getting Across London in a Wheelchair

Christiane Link and Ade Adepitan in a contest to get across London. Christiane is using public transport (brave woman!), and Ade is handcycling through London traffic (brave man!). Afterwards they discuss the legacy of the London Paralympics.

My New Favorite Airline: Southwest

In the frequent travel game, one of the things you hear all the time is that you need to pick an airline and stick with it. Only by consistently traveling with the same carrier will you be able to achieve…
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Overpacking and Repentance

Last summer and fall I was traveling regularly to Phoenix for a week at time. Phoenix had its special packing challenges, most notably outside temperatures well into the 100s, and inside temps as low as 65, but I eventually figured…
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Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix

I had a lovely time Friday at the Musical Instrument Museum (“the MIM”) in Phoenix. I had a free evening, and stumbled on a piano concert that was being given at the MIM. I’m not sure what I was expecting…
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