Many visitors to Lewiston come to explore the Snake River with its waters rushing through Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in the United States. A great way to experience the dramatic serpentine turns of the river is on a Snake Dancer Excursions jet boat.
This year marks New Orleans Tricentennial and the city, affectionately known as Nola, shows no signs of slowing down despite its age.
The Maasai Mara and Amboseli National Park are two wildlife reserves which have been established to help protect and conserve the diverse wildlife of these areas. Not only are these two locations rich in wildlife but they also play host to some unique cultures and incredible landscapes.
Day-tripping from Tokyo to Nikko is now practical by the new “Limited Express SPACIA” Tobu Railway train that cuts traveling time to less than two hours.
Mining for Gold in Banff!
A long weekend getaway gave me the opportunity to test Club Med’s former slogan and my particular favorite, “The Antidote to Civilization.” Their new one is fine, “Where Happiness Means the World,” but I’m already happy enough, I just needed to tune out for a bit.
After a long flight, some people like to hit the hotel bed. I’d rather start exploring. I like to walk the area near my hotel and find a spot where I can hang out with locals. These photos are from a tiny yakiton bar I found under some train tracks in Tokyo. The beer was cold, the people were warm.
Bhutan is an ancient buddhist country situated between China and India – tightly squeezed between these two superpowers. High in the Himalayas Bhutan was long withdrawn from the world. Due to it’s difficult terrain and remote location it has been never conquered by a foreign enemy.
In Banff, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, from December to end of February, the Winter sun is cherished as it is not long shining on the landscape. Many lament the short days as the sun comes up around 8 and goes down at 4, so when the sun is up people get out.
The Canary Islands, and particularly Tenerife, have been high on my “must visit places” on my bucket list for years but will only an inking as to the cause of this yearning.