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Hiking the White Mountains: Hut to Hut

Share Hiking the Southern Presidential Range of the White Mountains along the Appalachian Trail  is a test for an outdoor adventurer of any level.  The mountains are beautiful, but the layer of soil over the granite building blocks of the … Continue reading

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Secluded Beach – Cumberland Island

Share Although Cumberland Island is a National Seashore, there is no bridge to get there, and we all like it that way.  This treasure is the southernmost barrier island off the coast of Georgia (USA) at the mouth of the St. … Continue reading

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Great Smokey Mountains Hike in Lodge – Mount Leconte

Share The Great Smokey Mountains National Park hosts 10 million visitors each year, making it the most visited National Park in the country.  Of those 10 million annual visitors, less than 2/10ths of 1 percent get the opportunity to spend … Continue reading

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Hut to Hut Hiking in the White Mountains

Share We had backpacked our way into and out of the Grand Canyon, and hiked along the Highline Trail to Granite Park Chalet in Glacier National Park, so we were looking for a little something different along the Appalachian Trail.  … Continue reading

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The Amazon River: Getting wet

Share The Amazon River lodge where we stayed caters to an international clientele.  In the open boat that we used to get around in, our group of travelers included a 20 year old British girl seeing the world on her … Continue reading

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The Mayan Calendar and doomsday

Share The Mayan Calendar is said to be nearing the end of a “long count”, which is believed by some to signal an apocalyptic change.  On one of our trips to the Riviera Maya, we visited Chichen Itza which contains the ruins … Continue reading

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Backpacking Grandview Trail into the Grand Canyon

Share A backpacker’s life is probably not complete without a trip to the Grand  Canyon.  We decided against Bright Angel Trail which heads down from the south rim a the lodge and main tourist area, but, we didn’t really want … Continue reading

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The Amazon-Swimming with Piranhas

Share One of my goals was to see at least one great river on each continent. I had seen the Mississippi several times, so the next closest was the Amazon. The Amazon basin is vast, with two rivers joining at … Continue reading

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Hiking Glacier – A visit to GLACIER NATIONAL PARK

Share The National Parks are an amazing treasure.  A Rocky Mountain National Park not be missed is Glacier National Park located in northern Montana.  We probably have as many pictures taken in Glacier as anywhere we’ve visited.  Words are not … Continue reading

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Hiking the Isle de Capri

Share Seer had always talked about going to Capri, but neither of us are shoppers. We checked the island off the coast of Italy out and decided it would be a fabulous place to spend a few days hiking. No … Continue reading

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