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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” ― …

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The best part of camping is not going

Otis was a man who knew how to ‘rough it’

By Benjamin J. Gohs — Tweet like a man @GreatGohs

It’s almost that time of year, when people with too much time and money on their hands get the urge to live like well-off homeless people. 784 more words


Things In No Apparent Order

I like chicken feet more than I like pig feet. Chicken feet kind of taste like nibbling on fat off of spindly little bones. They look cool. 326 more words


Everything I Needed to Know About Life, I Learned in Troop Camp Training

This past weekend, I went on a camping excursion.

I live in New England. There is snow on the ground. Lots of snow. And ice. The air temperature is frigid. 692 more words


Sahel of a good song.

Coulibaly is a common West African name.[1] A couple of ambitious hustlers named Coulibaly set up a Bambara “kingdom” in the 17th and 18th Centuries on the Niger River. 685 more words

"Roughing It"

Sometime between Thursday afternoon and Saturday morning, we sprung a leak in the basement.  At first, it appeared to be coming from the washing machine, but by yesterday morning, it was clear it was coming from the hot water heater.   357 more words

My Life

Kilimanjaro almost Killed Me

My goal was to survive my encounter with Kilimanjaro, not conquer it. I was in Moshi, Tanzania where I met my guide. I was ready. I was nervous. 964 more words