Tag Archives: hiking

Pinnacle Lookout

Crowders Mountain State Park: Charlotte Day Trip

Sometimes you just need a dose of nature to get yourself back on track. We’ve been on the road as part of our latest mobile marketing tour for about three…

Desert Colors

Petrified Forest NP: Nature’s Canvas

  Colors of The Painted Desert A new opportunity to learn more about what life was like for early residents of the Arizona desert is one more reason we’d love to…

Tree at Deadhorse Point State Park

Holy Moab

From ski slopes in the north to the red rock formations in the south, Utah is a state with tremendous natural beauty. We have been lucky enough to drive through…

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…

Franklin Mountain

Franklin Mountains State Park, Texas

Paso del Norte One doesn’t often associate El Paso, Texas with great natural beauty, but it’s there if you look for it. Tired of spending time in the city, we…

Dinosaur Valley State Park

Retracing Dinosaur Tracks in Texas

Dinosaur tracks from several species have been found over the years in Dinosaur Valley State Park. The unique geological history of the area, and later preservation by the Paluxy River…

Geocaching jeep

Intro to Geocaching

Enjoy the outdoors? Hiking? Nature? A good puzzle or game of Hide-and-Seek? You might want to try your hand at Geocaching. We started in 2006 and have made it a…

Longsheng Rice Terraces

Longsheng Rice Terraces

Longsheng Rice Terraces Hands-down, our favorite part of our visit to Guilin was a day-trip several hours away to the Longsheng Rice Terraces. We shared transportation with four others from…

Red Salamander

North Carolina Roots

On a pleasant May morning, descendants of Ernest Willis gathered not far from the small town of Cashiers, North Carolina to explore a tract of land donated by their ancestor for its…

Nugget Point

Don’t Skip: Invercargill and New Zealand’s Southland

Intro to New Zealand’s Southland Region From the Catlins in the East to Fiordland in the West, New Zealand’s Southland region is a land of rugged coastline, rolling plains, towering…