It was a tough climb, a switchbacked scrabble of lava scree that only donkeys traverse with tourists atop, but we were out of season, and on a mission.
Archives for February 2011
Arriving in Santiago, Chile, with a jet-lagged induced headache and a full morning’s wait for my hotel room, I saw the city via tour bus for an overview to allow me to ramble the streets later on my trip.
Way down under the Withlacoochee State Forest, there’s a whole other world waiting to be explored.
At Gathland State Park in Maryland, this smaller stone arch is almost forgotten with the heavy significance of the War Correspondents Memorial arch just around the corner.
Gettysburg is an uneasy place. So much bloodshed. So much pain. And yet there is beauty on the battlefield, the forests and hills, the monuments placed skillfully so as to invite reflection.
One of the more intriguing hikes I’ve taken in the past year was along the Weinwanderweg – translation, “Wine wander way” – in the vineyard-covered hillsides outside Stuttgart, Germany
Since the 1980s, Horses in the Sun (HITS) has been bringing expert riders and their horses to Ocala from around the world.
One of the most enjoyable research trips I’ve done was a few days deep in the Maine woods with prospectors.
One of the more recent trends in bistros is the pay-per-sip, which involves hundreds of bottles of wine set up for a per-ounce charge via a debit card.
A day hike at White River National Forest near Aspen led me to this beauty spot, the Maroon Bells the focal point of the hike up the valley.