Mount Katahdin, Maine – Living on the Edge at Katahdin

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Rate our ReviewsInspiration strikes in mysterious ways.  A friend recently posted a “thirty scariest hiking trails” link on Facebook, and what immediately popped into my mind was the Knife Edge – a spooky final ascent to the summit of Mt. Katahdin in Maine.  Curiously, the Knife Edge was MIA and even though I had trekked […]

Icefields Parkway, Canadian Rockies, Part XII –  Happiness is a Journey 

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Rate our ReviewsIcefields Parkway, Canadian Rockies…I never knew Buddha made it to the Canadian Rockies.  When it was time to move on to Jasper National Park there was only one way to go, so our group headed north on the famous Icefields Parkway.  The cruise became such a persistent parade of natural wonders that I was forced to conclude this had been the inspiration for […]

Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland – Going with the Flow on Westman Islands

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Rate our ReviewsMy previous Suja piece began with a ramble how surprised I was Mother Nature had so suddenly created a new wonder (Antelope Canyon).  In hindsight I recognized how foolish that was: despite eons invested to raise the Himalayas or drill the Grand Canyon, there are many rapid transitions.  Hurricanes, earthquakes and volcanoes are […]

Kootenay National Park Canadian Rockies, Part XI : Smoke Gets in Your Eyes  

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Rate our ReviewsKootenay National Park…..Prior travels have made it clear things will not always go as planned.  This has proven a valuable realization, as the awareness a bad day might be looming allows one to face the inevitable with a positive attitude.  Being able to confront challenges with a proactive perspective permits squeezing some lemonade from those lemons.  Our visit to Kootenay National Park targeted the […]

Lake Louise,Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies: Higher and Higher 

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Rate our ReviewsLake Louise,Banff National Park…Writing about your travels carries an impact which cannot be denied.  Researching potential destinations is an aspect of travel I cherish, and during the process I often find myself thinking “here is an unusual thing to share” or “this would be fun to write up”.  While acknowledging the prospects of writing material are lurking, there is no danger […]