2020-08-13T07:00:00Z Why go to Puerto Rico? Why not? She may or may not become America's 51st state.
An even better motive sas to escape all the mudslinging and name-calling of the American Presidential Election. Unfortunately, we had to return two days before that ominous date because our budget was running low.
We were scheduled to spend seven days at the Royal...[Read More]
? 2014 Big Happy Family2014-08-27T07:00:00ZUSA Lake Tahoe, situated in both California and Nevada, is the largest alpine lake in North America, and the second deepest lake in the USA. Patricia Lawrence is exploring California's Lake Tahoe, first from a charter fishing boat, then the shore and and we wrap up at a history museum.
2016-04-20T07:00:00Z The must-have field-guide for discovering the natural beauty of southern Indiana
A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photo...[Read More]
2011-04-01T07:00:00Z Most people think of New Jersey as a suburban-industrial corridor that runs between New York and Philadelphia. Yet in the low center of the state is a near wilderness, larger than most national parks, which has been known since the seventeenth century as the Pine Barrens.
The term refers to the predominant trees in the vast forests that cover the area and...[Read More]
2016-05-31T07:00:00Z America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary cel...[Read More]
2011-04-01T07:00:00Z Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush.
2019-11-04T08:00:00Z Cooking in the Caribbean and elsewhere equates to spices.
They were among the most demanded and expensive products available in Europe in the Middle Ages, the most common being black pepper, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Given medieval medicine's main theory of humorism, spices and herbs were indispensable to balance "humors" in food, a da...[Read More]
2019-10-13T07:00:00Z Savannah has consistently been named one of "America's Favorite Cities" by Travel + Leisure. In 2012, the magazine rated Savannah highest in "Quality of Life and Visitor Experience."
Savannah was also ranked first for "Public Parks and Outdoor Access," visiting in the all and as "a romantic escape."
2019-10-12T07:00:00Z Frisco has many uncomplimentary things said about her, including a rampant liberalism, as well asLGBT awareness and acceptance
ever. it is a popular tourist destination, The city is known for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former ...[Read More]
2019-10-17T07:00:00Z St. Augustine was founded on September 8, 1565, by Spanish admiral Pedro Men?ndez de Avil?s, Florida's first governor.
He named the settlement "San Agust?n", as his ships bearing settlers, troops, and supplies from Spain had first sighted land in Florida eleven days earlier on August 28, the feast day of St. Augustine.
2019-10-07T07:00:00Z Istanbul, founded under the name of Byzantion on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BC, the city grew in size and influence, becoming one of the most important cities in history.
After its reestablishment as Constantinople in 330 AD, it served as an imperial capital for almost 16 centuries, during the Roman/Byzantine (330-120...[Read More]