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Second Beach and Ruby Beach: Sweet shoreline surprises

(Feb. 2014)

When you tell people in Washington that you enjoy the outdoors, you are practically ordered to check out the Olympic Peninsula. With a spectacular mountain range, rainforest, and rocky slices of the Pacific coastline, I’m glad we didn’t wait too long for a visit. 613 more words


No Sheep in Camp

It was becoming obvious that place names along the Chilkoot Trail are often paradoxical. We spent three nights in Sheep Camp and did not see a single sheep. 355 more words

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Fort Warren, George's Island August 23, 2014

It would appear that I am on some sort of Historical path as of late. Today Zak, Jordan and I ventured out on the open sea, well just Boston Harbor really, but it was nice to leave the mainland for a bit. 231 more words


Valley of Death and Doom! (And a "castle")

Due to some technical difficulties, our video from Death Valley went up on YouTube on Thursday but didn’t make it to the blog and Facebook. Oops! 211 more words

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National Parks to begin Global Warming Push

The National Parks Service, which watches over many historical sites in the United States and Puerto Rico will be incorporating global warming/climate change into their presentations to guests and visitors.  190 more words

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Helltown, Ohio - The Abandoned Town Filled With Ghosts and Legends

Welcome to Helltown, Ohio – The Abandoned Town Filled With Ghosts and Legends

Helltown is one of the most legendary areas of Ohio. Hundreds of legends surround the abandoned town, from ghosts to Satanic cults to chemical spills to mutants and more. 457 more words


Skagway or Dyea?

After travelling from all corners of the earth in search of gold, cheechakos (newcomers to the North) were faced with a tough decision – to proceed over the White Pass from Skagway, or start up the Chilkoot Pass at Dyea. 322 more words

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