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Sun In Your Face

“Turn your face to the sun…and the shadows will fall behind you.”

Traveling with little, to no, destination in mind is a wonderful way to discover new unexplored areas.  186 more words

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Wildlife Tourism Ethics And Practices Debate, A Response To TBEX.

A few nights ago I took part in an online Google hangout with a number of other speakers to debate the ethics and practices of captive marine animals and wildlife tourism. 2,898 more words

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White Pole Road

The original straighter, smoother road from Des Moines to Council Bluffs ran along the Rock Island and Pacific Railroad line.  At times in the very early 1900’s Iowa was impassable.  310 more words

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Iowa The Beautiful

Iowa has more to offer than most people know about.  The epicenter of Iowa lies as close to the geographically middle of the state, as you can get.  324 more words

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It was another long bus ride to our next stop: Pammukale. We arrived at our hotel in the evening, with just enough time for a quick dip in the cold pool and a chance to test out Pammukale’s famous hot spring water in the thermal pool. 152 more words


Off The Beaten Path


North Central Kansas was reviewed last week.  I will showcase Iowa highlights this week.  It was a great weekend, albeit speedy, in Iowa!  Below is the original post that kicked off my Great Plains “off the beaten path” reviews.  275 more words

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Our group of Kiwi, Aussie and one token Irish, mostly 20-somethings, packed onto our bus for our all day journey from Istanbul to Cappadocia. When we arrived we were rewarded with a trip to a Turkish bath. 233 more words