August 7, 2013

Searching for the Anasazi: Betatakin Ruin at Navajo National Monument

Searching for the Anasazi: Betatakin Ruin at Navajo National Monument

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May 18, 2013

Lounging Around on Kauai

An adventure traveler finds that even rest can be an adventure on a shady lanai on Hawaii’s garden isle, Kauai.

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November 14, 2012

Great Hikes: Yosemite’s Inspiration Point

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.

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September 24, 2012

Great Hikes: Yosemite’s Upper Cathedral Lake

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.

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August 29, 2012

Yosemite: 7 Hikes to Transport You

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

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July 28, 2012

The Olmecs: enigmatic art from America’s first civilization

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

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July 1, 2012

Photo OP: USA – New Mexico

Ancient Pueblo Pictographs of a moon, star, and hand high on the wall of a cliff dwelling in Chaco Canyon

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June 19, 2012

Rafting? to Anasazi Ruins?

  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

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May 30, 2011

Going for Brown: Incredible Bear Viewing Vacations in Alaska

Bear viewing in Alaska: dense spruce forests, pristine whitewater brimming with salmon, and unforgettable, up-close encounters with bears

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October 7, 2010

New Travel Anthology: Wandering in Costa Rica

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.

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