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Help Create Chica & Sunsets’ Hostel

Hi, we are Chica & Sunsets, and we are on the adventurous path to operating a hiker hostel! We thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2017 and then walked Spain’s Camino de Santiago in 2018. We have a passion for the outdoors and for those who share similar...

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Self-Publishing for Newbies

Hello friends! Greg and I get questions all the time on self-publishing, so we have decided to do a blog post on it for you. Here is our advice, answers, and tips for you: 1. Why did you self-publish vs. publishing the traditional way? Well, that answer is quite...

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Etsy Holiday Gift Guide for Hiking Enthusiasts

It’s no secret that Chica and love supporting individual artists and small business owners. Some of the gear used on the Appalachian Trail and our Camino de Santiago hike were hand made by seamstresses with Etsy stores. For this holiday season we have created a guide...

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ULA Photon Backpack Review

Planes, Trains, Automobiles ... and FeetChica and I just returned from an incredible adventure and I used a new piece of gear that I want to talk about: the ULA Photon Backpack.Our 50-day trip to Europe started on an Amtrak train that shuttled us from central...

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Camino de Santiago Gear List

Below are two complete Camino de Santiago gear lists, one for the men and one for the women. While walking the Appalachian Trail Chica and I dreamed up the next adventure. We both agreed a trip to Spain to walk the 500 mile pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela would...

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 We left corporate America in 2013 to focus on accumulating adventures rather than things. We live a simple yet fullfiled life. We hope you will follow along with us on this journey of life.

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