Please Pardon Our Appearance

Changes Coming...Please Have Patience! There are a few changes coming up shortly to BecauseItzThere.com as site editor web "master" Brian attempts some changes on the site. Most of the changes are cosmetic in nature and should result in long term improvements to the performance, look and accessibility of our site. Most of these should also …

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Thinking of Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc?

If you are thinking about the TMB, the time to start planning is NOW Sylvia and I completed the Tour du Mont Blanc in 2018...it remains the most impressive adventure we've ever taken together. If you are considering doing the trek yourself this year, it's time to make that decision and -- if in the …

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And Our Next Big Adventure Will Be…

Every year Sylvia and Brian try to cross off at least one item from our Bucket List. Last year we managed to cross off two: Torres del Paine and Fitz Roy. But what about this year? What do we hope to put in the bucket in 2020? And the answer is... ...Well before that let's …

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Can I Hike Patagonia?

Patagonia: Could I Hike It Too? Brian and Sylvia managed to complete a pair of major top shelf trekking destinations in 2019, both in the region of South America known as Patagonia...the extreme southern tip of the continent, where the scenery is otherworldly but the weather conditions often brutish. Some may be wondering if this …

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What Will Our Next Adventure Be?

As most of you know, Sylvia and I live for the BIG adventures. We went about as far as one can this year and still remain in the atmosphere, venturing all the way to the edge of the world, remote Patagonia, in search of adventure (which we certainly found.) We would consider this a big …

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