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Animas Forks, Colorado: a ghost mining town for history buffs

Animas Forks, Colorado: a ghost mining town for history buffs
Story by staff writer Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. THERE ARE TWO PLACES in Colorado always worth visiting. One is St. Elmo and the other is Animas Forks. Both are ghost mining towns established back when gold and silver were found, it seemed, under every rock and in every stream. Cinnamon...
February 7th, 2014 | STAFF, 4x4ing, Interesting Towns | Read More

Rural Irish Wandering and Music Part 2: Doolin, the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher

Rural Irish Wandering and Music Part 2: Doolin, the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher
By staff writer Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. AFTER A FEW DAYS on the Dingle Peninsula, Dan and I braved the highways of Ireland and headed toward Doolin, which is rumored to be a hotbed of traditional Irish music. As we often do, we waited to make reservations for accommodations...
January 31st, 2014 | VIDEOS, GUEST BLOGGERS, DINING, MUSIC | Read More

Rural Irish Wandering and Music: Part 1

Rural Irish Wandering and Music: Part 1
By guest blogger Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. WE ARRIVED AT Shannon Airport, knowing that we were not going to even try to see “everything” Ireland has to offer. Our top priorities included seeing the countryside and hearing some traditional Irish music. After that, cheese,...
November 24th, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Scenic Wonders | Read More

Colorado 4x4ing . . . the right way

Colorado 4x4ing . . . the right way
Story by staff writer Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. THE QUESTION MOST PEOPLE ask when they know we’ll be going to Colorado is What do you do up there? Do you hunt or fish? I always laugh and say, “Nope, we just ride the back roads and enjoy the scenery.” Colorado has...
November 14th, 2013 | STAFF, 4x4ing | Read More

4x4ing with BJ in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico

4x4ing with BJ in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. BJ is a rugged black guy who recently joined the family. Short for Beast Junior, BJ is Brian’s 1987 Jeep Wrangler, bought from a friend in California who has upgraded to a Jeep Rubicon. BJ is junior to an ancient, rustified, mastodon...
October 6th, 2013 | STAFF, 4x4ing | Read More

Wasson Peak via King’s Canyon Trail: An awesome way to start a Tucson day!

Wasson Peak via King’s Canyon Trail: An awesome way to start a Tucson day!
By guest blogger Nicole Mullins. Photos Copyright © Nicole Mullins. TUESDAY, MARCH 12 was a very physical day. I was already sore when I awoke, thanks to all of the wonderful amenities for physical activity at the Voyager RV Resort in Tucson, Arizona. As an exercise physiologist based in Ohio, it’s...
September 27th, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

Brussels and the Art Nouveau Tour Map

Brussels and the Art Nouveau Tour Map
By guest blogger Lisa A. White. Photos Copyright © Lisa A. White. I HAVE TO ADMIT that I am both an avid traveler as well as a two-faced traveler: I want to travel everywhere BUT I have certain locations that I love to repeat. I work on both goals regularly, depending on time and circumstance. Brussels,...
September 22nd, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, EUROPE, Historic/Museums | Read More