Petroglyph National Monument

Petroglyph National Monument

Diverse Beauty of the Southwest The southwest of the US is one of our favorite parts of the country.  There’s something about the landscape that attracts us. On the surface…

Petroglyphs

Volcanic Tablelands

Route 6: from the Sierra Nevadas to Cape Cod? The Sierra Nevada mountains cover 400 miles along the border of California and Nevada. We crossed the Sierras and into Inyo County…

Rose Island

Paradise Island Close to Home: The Bahamas

What better way to beat the winter doldrums than a spur of the moment beach getaway? When an unexpected opportunity arose to travel to the Bahamas, we grabbed it. We’d…

Cadillac Hearse

A Geocaching Travel Bug Story: The Well-Traveled Cadillac Hearse

What is a Geocaching Travel Bug? Not to be confused with the addiction to travel known by the same name, a geocaching Travel Bug is a physical item that can…

Whole Anaconda

Top 5 Animal Encounters: Snakes

One of the things we enjoy most about travel is seeing animals in their natural environment. Our mini-series “Animal Encounters” includes some great memories from our journeys. While snakes may not…

Beautiful landscape near Montagu

Don’t Skip: Montagu, South Africa

Intro to Montagu Known as the Gateway to the Karoo, Montagu is a quaint town known for fruit, hot springs and outdoor activities. A scenic, two-hour drive from Cape Town, Montagu makes…

Macaque

Top 5 Animal Encounters: Monkey and Baby

Seeing animals in their natural environment is one of the highlights of our travels. Our mini-series on animal encounters represents some great memories. Monkeys are common in many parts of the world,…

Animal Encounter: Octopus

Top 5 Animal Encounters: Ocean Edition

As nature lovers, one of the things we enjoy most about travel is seeing animals in their natural environment. These animal encounters are some of the best memories we have…

Colca Canyon

EarthCache Hunting in South Carolina

What is an EarthCache? In a previous post, we gave a brief introduction to geocaching, an international game of hide and seek using a GPS. Following clues posted online, you…

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Nantucket in Winter

Nantucket Island has been the subject of countless books, legends, poems and song for hundreds of years. With its history as the center of the whaling industry in the northeast…