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The Traveling Swede

The Traveling Swede

By Phil Hallberg
Between hiking and trucking, I enjoy seeing the country, and select countries. As I travel I want to share what I see and find. Here you can listen to my adventures and also find me over on
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The Hiking Swede_Obstacles
 “History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heart-breaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” — B. C. Forbes 
January 25, 2019
The Hiking Swede_Hypotermia
Prevention and detection. 
January 8, 2019
The Hiking Swede_2019
Ringing in the New Year.  Disclaimer little foul language in this episode. 
December 31, 2018
The Hiking Swede_Thoughts
Just some random thoughts going into the holiday.
December 23, 2018
The Hiking Swede_ Hiking Myths
Common hiking myths and what to do about them.
November 18, 2018
The Hiking Swede_Suicide
Suicide is one of the top causes of death in the U.S., with rates rising across the country. Nearly 45,000 Americans died by suicide in 2016, according to the CDC. Suicide is preventable. And that starts with knowing what to look for and what to do. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255). It’s always open, and you can speak to a trained counselor. If someone is threatening to kill themselves, don’t leave them alone. Call 911 or, if you can do it safely, take them to the nearest emergency room. Try to keep the person calm, and get help from others.
October 25, 2018
The Hiking Swede-WI
WI is another beautiful place to visit. Just a few highlighst of my visits there.
September 14, 2018
The Hiking Swede_MN
The first of my virtual tour of the states. MN is my homestate, I only found it fitting to beginhere.
August 26, 2018
The Importance of goals
Goal setting is a powerful process for thinking about your ideal future, and for motivating yourself to turn your vision of this future into reality. The process of setting goals helps you choose where you want to go in life.
August 18, 2018
New Providence
New Providence is located in BahamasNew ProvidenceNew Providence Geography Location Atlantic Ocean Coordinates 25°02′N 77°24′W Archipelago The Bahamas Area 207 km2 (80 sq mi) Length 34 km (21.1 mi) Width 11 km (6.8 mi) Highest elevation 5 m (16 ft) Administration Bahamas Largest settlement Nassau Demographics Population 274,400 (2016) Pop. density 1,325.6 /km2 (3,433.3 /sq mi) Ethnic groups African 89%, European 8%, Asian and Hispanic 3% New Providence is the most populous island in The Bahamas, containing more than 70% of the total population.[1] It is the location of the national capital city of Nassau, whose boundaries are coincident with the island; it had a population of 246,329 at the 2010 Census; the latest estimate (2016) is 274,400
August 15, 2018
The Cayman Islands
One of my favorite destinations to visit. Some highlights of the islands.
August 15, 2018
Mt. Rainer
Lets talk about Mt Rainer.
August 14, 2018
Do we change
lets talk about change
August 14, 2018
I want you for the Army
Talk about about my Army career and where it took me.
August 14, 2018