I never expected the blue. Living in a land where ice comes in shades of white and off-gray, the brilliant blues and violets of Glacier Grey were startling, invigorating, in the heart of Patagonia.
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The spirit of Quebec’s Winter Festival is Bonhomme, a jovial snowman who towers larger than life over the festivities. As we explore Quebec City, we find Bonhomme everywhere we go.
Car lovers alert! The Hall of Fame Museum at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway showcases the winners over decades of running the Indy 500 and other races.
As our travels take us across America, we’re stopping in Boy Scout council offices to add to a lifelong collection of Boy Scout Council Shoulder Patches.
Established in the 1750s, Ninety Six, SC grew around an important crossroads. Its role in the American Revolution is now interpreted at this National Historic Site.
It’s Florida’s roughest, wettest, weirdest backpacking trip, best tackled with friends. Along this 30 mile stretch of the Florida Trail in the heart of Big Cypress National Preserve, immersing in the swamp is the point of the hike. Sandra tackled it as the final stretch of her multi-year 1,110-mile section hike of the Florida Trail, end-to-end.
Florida settled into my soul like a fine mist during my childhood, thanks to my father’s dreams. In the late 1950s, he came to stay with family in West Palm Beach to recuperate from major life changes he’d experienced, from the loss of his father to his mother’s remarriage and his dream of college slipping away.
In Baraboo, Wisconsin after Chicago, we realized there were more people riding with us on the “el” than I think live in Baraboo, and we quickly found more things to do in Baraboo than time to do them.
John takes his own “Journey to the Center of the Earth” down a lava tube in Iceland with the author of “Icelandic Caves,” Björn Hróarsson, as his group’s guide.
Where the Wakulla and St Marks Rivers meet, explore San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park, a small piece of ground with a deep history under five flags.