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Alaska Dreamin’

August 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Alaska Dreamin’

Here’s a State You Can Rally Warm Up to by David and Ritsuko Robinson Winter. Time to gaze out the frosty window at the blowing snow and dream about a fabulous RV adventure in—Alaska?! Yes, Alaska. America’s biggest state is a wonder world of soaring peaks and verdant valleys, of warm days and cool nights, of caribou [...]

Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail – Part 2

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Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail – Part 2

We are completing our visit to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, with stops at Woodford Reserve, Four Roses, Wild Turkey and Buffalo Trace. (Buffalo Trace, owned by Sazerac of New Orleans, is not on the official trail.) Woodford Reserve Our journey continues near historic Versailles at popular Woodford Reserve, the smallest distillery in Kentucky and also the [...]

Land of Liberty – Philadelphia

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By Peter Bryant Philadelphia is home to some of the most historic sites in America. The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were created here, and even today large parts of the old city survive in a fascinating blend of historic must-sees and vibrant neighborhoods. Philadelphia is also a large and exciting modern city, [...]

Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail – Part 1

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Follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail – Part 1

By Pamela Selbert The roughly 200-mile Kentucky Bourbon Trail, created in 1999 by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, includes six of Kentucky’s nine distilleries. Kentucky’s distilleries are ideally located in the central portion of the state, nestled between the hills and knobs in valleys where corn grows abundantly, and where limestone-rich, iron-free water flows in meandering streams. [...]

Boulevard of America U.S. 80 – Part 4

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Boulevard of America U.S. 80 – Part 4

The End of the Road – From Alabama to Tybee Island By Pam Selbert As we begin the fourth–and final–stretch of our cross-country trek following U.S. Highway 80 from San Diego, California to Tybee Island, Georgia, we drive into the “Heart of Dixie”–Alabama–near tiny Cuba. From here to Phenix City, the last stop before Georgia, [...]

Boulevard of America U.S. 80 – Part 3

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Boulevard of America U.S. 80 – Part 3

Sightseeing in the South Fort Worth/Dallas, TX to Shreveport, LA By Pam Selbert  The road trip that began in San Diego, California, follows Old U.S. Highway 80 to Yuma, Arizona, on to Dallas and continues to Alabama–but with a difference. West of Dallas, although it can still be driven on a patchwork of roads bearing [...]

Boulevard of America US 80 – Part 2 Exploring the Southwest Yuma, AZ to Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

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Boulevard of America US 80 – Part 2 Exploring the Southwest Yuma, AZ to Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

By Pam Selbert This is the second installment of four on a year-long cross-country trek on Historic U.S. Highway 80. The first installment covered the old route from San Diego, California to Yuma, Arizona. In this installment, our trip continues east into Texas. As we begin this second leg of our eastward sojourn along the [...]

Boulevard of America US 80 – Part 2 Exploring the Southwest Yuma, AZ to Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

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Boulevard of America US 80 – Part 2 Exploring the Southwest Yuma, AZ to Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

By Pam Selbert This is the second installment o four year-long cross-country trek on Historic U.S. Highway 80. The first installment covered the old route from San Diego, California to Yuma, Arizona. In this installment, our trip continues east into Texas. As we begin this second leg of our eastward sojourn along the path of [...]

Aquariums

May 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Aquariums

Aquariums By Dave G. Houser  I’m mesmerized. Standing in front of an underwater forest, I feel like I’m peering into the briny deep of Monterey Bay from a research sub.  Indeed, I’m getting a diver’s eye view of a kelp forest, dramatically contained within one of the largest such exhibits in the world, at Monterey [...]

Boulevard of America U.S. 80 – Part 1

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Boulevard of America U.S. 80 – Part 1

By Pam Selbert First in the series of four features on Historic Old U.S. 80. Join us on a year long journey along this scenic route, with a little history of  the old road tossed in as we trace the path that linked East and West Coasts before the first interstate highways were constructed. There [...]

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