Sometimes, when life gets you down, you just have to get high. Real high. Naturally. A change in altitude can give you a lift in attitude! We recently traveled to Tennessee for a wedding and allowed a few extra days on the front end to climb a couple more state high points, one in KentuckyContinue reading “Appalachian Highs”
Sometimes you meet the most interesting people in the most unexpected places. If you don’t look carefully, you may also miss something that is really important. I’ve found that to be true in many places that I’ve traveled to. Therefore, Bolivia should be no different. But is WAS different, mostly because of a very specialContinue reading “Bernardo: Hombre de Bolivia”
an account of a harrowing night I had in a foreign house of ill repute.
When thinking about recreating in Central Oregon, don’t overlook Redmond. Bend gets most of the press, but we recently drove to the town to our north for a weekend hike and were not disappointed. With gas prices being sky high, we are doing much more urban hiking closer to home. We combined walking the pavedContinue reading “Walking Redmond, Oregon”
A story of how these seemingly unrelated terms are linked with one another, with comparisons to a similar post two years ago to see where we’ve come from and hopefully think about where we’re going.
An account of a recent three day trip to Oregon’s central coast which highlights attractions for travelers for sights from Newport to Florence.
A description of patterns on an Oregon beach which looks like an art project, and the processes that form it.
a solo bicycle trip from Tallinn through the islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa in western Estonia
At some point in our lives we will all be faced with becoming John Wesley Powell in one way or another. I’ve always admired the famous explorer John Wesley Powell (1834-1902). He was one of the first explorers to run the mighty Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in 1869. He was an explorer, geologist,Continue reading “Becoming John Wesley Powell”
An account of a memorable and fun 21 day camping trip in Namibia and Botswana with members from several countries who came together well as a group.