Posts tagged with: nature

  • great smoky mountains
Going from Washington D.C. to Nashville I decided to take the ‘scenic route’ as it were, and go through first the Shenandoah National Park and then the Great Smoky Mountains....
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  • st lucia south africa
The last whole day I had on my tour in South Africa we started the day with a boat trip out in the river near St. Lucia to see some...
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  • swaziland horse ride
When I was in Swaziland I stayed at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. There I got the chance to go out with two other girls from my tour group on a 2...
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  • savannah georgia
I had seen so many pictures of the broad, shadowy streets of Savannah with gorgeous old houses, and that was probably the one thing I was looking forward to the...
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  • kruger national park south africa
Second day of game driving in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. The day before we had managed to see 3 of the Big Five – a couple of...
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  • kruger national park south africa
Kruger National Park was amazing. I was told that we saw more in the 2 days we were there than some people see in 2 weeks. We got up before...
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  • circle b bar florida
I had read about Circle B Bar Reserve in a blog post and decided that that was a place I absolutely had to visit once I got to Florida on...
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  • shenandoah virginia
My original plan going from Washington, D.C. to Nashville was to simply follow the Blue Ridge Parkway a lot of the way, but when I found out about the Skyline...
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  • henry cowell
Before going to see the redwoods of Henry Cowell State Park, I went by Santa Cruz because I wanted to see the famous Beach Boardwalk. I arrived fairly early in...
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  • big sur
When I was done at Hearst Castle I was still looking forward to the rest of the day, as I was going to see the famous Big Sur. Or, that’s what...
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  • fiordland milford sound
Fiordland National Park is one of the most jawdroppingly beautiful places I’ve ever been. My travel partner and I drove from Queenstown to Te Anau (which is a beautiful drive...
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  • glenorchy new zealand
Traveling through New Zealand I had a few absolute, don’t care about the cost, will not go home without it, must do’s. One of them was renting a helicopter for...
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  • anholt
I spent a weekend with a good friend from way back on the island of Anholt, which is, she informed me, the place that is furthest away from anything else...
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  • hiking new zealand
New Zealand is a mecca for hikers, and while I was there I made sure to try and see some of the country on foot as well as on wheels,...
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  • mount sunday
Read about the North Island as Middle Earth here. Most of the locations down on the South Island were a lot harder to get by – they were too remote,...
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  • hobbiton new zealand
So, you’ve arrived in New Zealand and now you want to go check out all the places from that series of commercials for the country, whatsitcalled, oh yes, The Lord...
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