Category Archives: Travel

Comments on places to go and getting there

Paddling to Darien

Share In an earlier post, we described and illustrated what the flooded Altamaha was like on our Georgia Conservancy paddle trip.  This post will take you down the river and through the marshes to Darien.   Remember the water is still … Continue reading

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The Dry Tortugas west of Key West

Share 70 miles west of Key West sits a group of islands that when first discovered by the European explorers where reportedly home only to birds and turtles, hence the name Tortugas in honor of the Turtles. Attempts at making … Continue reading

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Grand Tetons BackCountry Vacation on a Budget

Share In an earlier post we promised to tell you how to do a Grand Teton backpacking vacation on a budget even though Jackson Hole is one of the highest per capita income places in the USA. Here’s how you do … Continue reading

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Altamaha to Darien with the Georgia Conservancy

Share This is the first of four posts inspired by a phenomenal group of people who are advocates and conservators for our great outdoors and plan and facilitate great outdoor experiences for the rest of us.  For this a personal debt of … Continue reading

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Grand Teton: Backpacking up to Marion Lake

Share In our earlier post we came up Granite Canyon Trail to the last campsite in  the Upper Granite Camping Zone of this section of Grant Teton National Park.  From this campsite distance to Marion Lake is less than two miles … Continue reading

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Grand Teton Backpacking on the Granite Canyon Trail

Share When my spouse came home from a hike to Len Foote Inn gushing with excitement over the photographs a fellow backpacker had shared about the Grant Teton National Park, it took no encouragement to convince me to revisit one of … Continue reading

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Grand Teton Wildflowers

Share The images of the wildflowers in this post were taken during our backpacking vacation trek in the Grand Teton from Granite Canyon Trailhead to Jenny Lake.   No more words, just images and captions.                 … Continue reading

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Cumberland Island – Why Is that Raccoon after my food?

Share We returned to Cumberland Island for another back country adventure and naturally took a little too much food with us. We could have eaten it all but we didn’t. We took our usual GRUBPACK back country food  sack made of … Continue reading

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Travel, Hike, Camp, Ride and Live in 2013

Share Happy New Year!! 2012 was an odd year at Goneguru. We had a lot of plans on New Year’s Day of 2012 that got pushed forward to 2013 and a lot of things that weren’t planned that happened in … Continue reading

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Leaving Banff in the Morning

Share It was time for us to leave Banff.   So we said  good-by to the city limits of Banff before dawn and headed  west on the Trans-Canada Highway.   The sun began to paint the sky and brought the … Continue reading

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