One of the best parts about hiking is the chance to see an entire plethora of sights and sounds. Hiking and camping can take you … Read more
The 9.5-mile hike from Camogli to San Fruttuoso to Portofino is a must-do for anyone who plans to visit the Liguria region of Italy. The … Read more
Responsible travel is not just opting to carbon-offset your flights. It goes beyond picking up your trash and leaving nothing but footprints. It’s about choosing … Read more
I’ve been pretty into waterfall hikes lately, especially since its been warming up in LA (I’m so sick of that 65° weather, way too cold). … Read more
The colors were amazing, brilliant oranges and yellows, worthy of a painting but instead only captured by cameras. It was with that brilliant light that I fell in love with the wilderness. This was my first time truly outside. Not just in the woods, or a few miles from a road. I’d been backpacking in West Virginia and North Carolina before this, but never had I stepped foot in true wilderness.
When we saw a few small shelters and signs, we knew we had reached the end of the trail. This was the observation point for the Ice Field. The view from this area was… other-worldly. The way the pure ice and snow stretched out before us. Three hundred square miles of ice. That’s about a quarter of the size of Rhode Island, and we stood there in awe of this. Formations like this once covered much of North America.
The Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve is the crowning jewel of old Florida. Located in the backyard of Jacksonville, Florida it is famous for its unique mission of protecting not only the salt marshes and unique ecology of coastal Florida but also preserving the local historical and cultural sites.