Searching for the Anasazi: Betatakin Ruin at Navajo National Monument
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An adventure traveler finds that even rest can be an adventure on a shady lanai on Hawaii’s garden isle, Kauai.
One of the most spectacular and private views of Yosemite Valley is from Inspiration Point, about 1.3 miles up from the Wawona Tunnel parking lot.
Yosemite National Park. The eight-mile hike from Tuolumne Meadows to Cathedral Lakes is one of Yosemite’s best. It’s a great trail for photographers.
Yosemite is my go-place to leave the world behind, to revel in nature at its fiercest and most beautiful, quiet my mind, and challenge my body. When I’m hiking with my husband, Jack, “challenge” is the operative … Continued
Combing through the bookcase today, I found the catalog from last year’s Olmec show at the DeYoung Museum–enigmatic art from the oldest civilization in the Americas. Exhibits ranged from ten-foot heads to delicate, inch-high jade figures, to … Continued
Ancient Pueblo Pictographs of a moon, star, and hand high on the wall of a cliff dwelling in Chaco Canyon
The Wanderland Writers had great fun last week at the two launch parties for our new anthology Wandering in Bali. I read from my story “Bali Shadows.” Remembering a long ago adventure rafting with Jack on … Continued
Bear viewing in Alaska: dense spruce forests, pristine whitewater brimming with salmon, and unforgettable, up-close encounters with bears
Twenty short stories and poems by travel writers from Costa Rica and abroad comprise a delightful new anthology of travel literature about one of the world’s favorite vacation spots.