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You are expected to make least one post and one comment each week, but feel free to do more. This is a place for you to share with each other in a way we can’t in the classroom. 231 more words

Guide to the Southern Arizona Ghost Town Road Trip (Day Two)

On December 1st, Nightborn Travel posted about Day One of our Southern Arizona Ghost Town Roadtrip, and this post will finish our guide to this journey through some of Arizona’s (sort of) abandoned and historic towns, including our stay in Tombstone, and our visits to Charleston and Fairbank. 1,075 more words

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150 Years Ago Today

November 22, 1866

It’s a damp, overcast morning in the Enniskillen bush. It has snowed overnight, but the ground has yet to freeze and the ubiquitous mud makes moving anywhere but on the duck boards and corduroy of the tie road into Petrolia a misery. 599 more words

Petrolia

The Southwestern Ghost Town of Fairbank

A forgotten cemetery on a sun-baked hill in the desert, rattlesnakes coiled on an old wooden porch, and tumbleweed drifting through dusty, abandoned streets all bring to mind the quintessential southwestern ghost town. 416 more words

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My Favorite Haunted Places in Arizona

In early 2015, I spent several months at Fort Huachuca in southern Arizona. While there, I visited several very interesting places, including the town of… 715 more words

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阿拉斯加的費爾班 (Fairbank, Alaska) 會在夏季推出許多活動

阿拉斯加 (AK) 費爾班 - 阿拉斯加費爾班的夏季日照時數將近 24 小時,是一處非常特別的旅遊地點。在費爾班的夏季,您將可在漫長的一天中體驗許多超棒的活動。淘金、遊歷切納河、在冰博物館避暑、釣魚、觀賞野生動物、泡溫泉、拜訪美術館或博物館、欣賞阿拉斯加原住民舞蹈,或開車前往不遠的北極鎮與聖誕老人不期而遇。

費爾班位於阿拉斯加中部,是進入阿拉斯加內陸和北極圈的必經之地,也是一個許多探險者夢寐以求的奇幻之地。費爾班與迪納利國家公園 (北美最高峰迪納利山位於園內) 距離為 2 小時車程,搭火車也只需 4 小時。迪納利國家公園擁有壯闊美麗的山脈、清澈的河流和湖泊,以及豐富的野生動植物。往北行的話,遊客可造訪北極圈和育空河,如果再往前進,則可探索遙遠的阿拉斯加原住民部落、公園和保護區。

費爾班的夏天,即使半夜起床仍可看到人們在艷陽高照下騎腳踏車、從事園藝,甚至打高爾夫球的奇景!此遙遠的北方現象,是居住於世界最北方之人們,在無盡陽光洗禮下產生的愉快又美妙的生活方式。從 5 月中到 7 月底,有 70 天是陽光直射日,費爾班在這一段期間不會經歷黑暗。 10 more words

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