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Baxter State Park - Traveler Loop and Mount Katahdin - June 2014 Trip Report

Weekend Day Hikes – Baxter State Park – June 28-29, 2014

This was an impromptu weekend trip – well, as impromptu as you can get considering that it’s a 7 hour drive with a border crossing. 1,712 more words

Day Trips

The Blue Mountains

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Another week in the books and it has been an amazing one! First, we’ve done lots of planning and booking, so now we have trips to Melbourne, Cairnes (Great Barrier Reef) and Wellington, New Zealand. 1,009 more words


The Hiking Virgin: Going Up and Down Mount Gulugod-Baboy

I am deathly afraid of heights.

I want to start this by stating facts. I don’t like dirt and it’s not just because it causes one to be dirty but because it reminds me of how I tried to plant a bamboo when I was about seven and it died immediately the next day. 1,220 more words

A River Runs Through It

The beautiful Tuolumne River runs through these alpine meadows in the high country of Yosemite National Park. This area is probably one of my most favorite places in the WORLD (but I don’t get out of California much). 137 more words


Exploring the Natural Wonders of the Evergreen State

For those of you needing a quick brush up on your state trivia, the nickname of Washington is the Evergreen State. While I am fairly confident that the moniker was intended to honor the abundant amounts of evergreen trees found in the state’s natural areas, sometimes I’m not so sure.  1,747 more words

Nature Photography

Long-Tailed Lucky Day

Any day that I happen across a long-tailed duck is a happy day indeed!