Leaving tomorrow morning. Been wanting to visit some of the ex-commie countries. Also going to visit some famdamily in Finland, but the bulk of the next 9 days will be in a much cheaper country. I'll try to say hi from there
Have a great trip I'm sure you will enjoy it. I as well have family in Finland but sadly ever since my grandmother passed away 18 years ago there has been no more contact. She had never been there herself but was still able to read and write the language anad had been inn touch since a child.
I have the names written down somewhere but that is all. At this point I have never even had a passport although I have had the application for over a year now. My wife wants me to go to the Phillippines one of these years.
Stuck in the airport in Cogenhagen for a little bit. I think it's 12:30 am Colorado time and I'm starting to drag ass. My connector to Helsinki got cancelled, but I'm now booked for another flight. Probably a good thing so I can just check in to my hotel and catch a few Zs.
A perk of majoring in wildlife biology in college is the plethora of hunting knowledge that you collect throughout your course load. One of the most important factors in whether an area can hold large quantities of animals or produce large antlers is forage.
Most universities, state schools and even community colleges offer basic botany courses and plant ID courses. Although it might not be feasable for the average middle age hunter to pay tuition and go back to college to learn hunting...