Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

  • Spotting wildlife in national parks seems intuitive. After all, bears, moose, elk and other wildlife are the calling cards for such parks as Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Great Smoky, and so many others.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

  • Yellowstone National Park, at 2.2 million acres, is a huge, sprawling expanse of wilderness and wonders. If you're making a once-in-a-lifetime visit there, where do you start?

    I've been making almost annual treks to the park for 20 years, and it seems there's always some new wonder I'm discovering.

Friday, April 4th, 2014

  • Before Earl Shaffer walked the Appalachian Trail in 1948 in a single trip, no one believed it could be done. Shaffer came back from World War II "confused and depressed" and walked off the war.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

  • Book store clerks could have a difficult time displaying this book. Does it go under "photography" or under "travel"? You'll understand the quandary once you start turning the pages, for you'll learn as much about Acadia National Park in general as you'll learn about how to get the best photos there.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

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