28 08, 2014

CALIFORNIA: Tree Camping in Elk

2018-08-25T23:49:24+00:00August 28th, 2014|Categories: Destinations, The Great Outdoors, USA|1 Comment

Bucket List Idea: Tree Camping in Elk Every so often, something comes across my Facebook newsfeed or through my Inbox that is worthy of a shout out. Tree camping in Elk is worth a loud one. Not only is this off-the-beaten path, where I try to be, it's not even on a path. Nature started beckoning [...]

16 07, 2014

CALIFORNIA: Backpacking at Chickenfoot Lake (Little Lakes Valley)

2020-02-06T03:52:44+00:00July 16th, 2014|Categories: Destinations, The Great Outdoors, USA|4 Comments

Backpacking at Chickenfoot Lake (Little Lakes Valley, California) At 47, I was still a backpacking virgin. I was both excited and apprehensive about my first backpacking trip to Chickenfoot Lake in Little Lakes Valley, California. My guide, who doubled as my boyfriend, was a very brave man. Although I had trailer camped with the masses numerous times, I [...]

6 08, 2006

CALIFORNIA: Sequoia National Forest Camping

2019-11-17T23:31:30+00:00August 6th, 2006|Categories: Destinations, The Great Outdoors, USA|Tags: , |0 Comments

SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST CAMPING: PART 2 — The Behemoth Summer Road Trip Part 1 of our behemoth summer road trip was spent under behemoth trees in the California Redwoods. After soaking up nature at its best, we headed south to meet up with friends, meadows, caves and more behemoth trees on a Sequoia National Forest Camping trip.  Day 8—Healdsburg & [...]

2 08, 2006

CALIFORNIA: A California Redwoods Camping Family Trip

2019-11-17T23:23:51+00:00August 2nd, 2006|Categories: Destinations, The Great Outdoors, USA|Tags: |0 Comments

A California Redwoods Camping Trip to Remember Our Summer 2006 family vacation for some California Redwoods camping and exploring Sequoia National Forest definitely had a theme—BEHEMOTH. Our behemoth Yukon guzzled behemoth quantities of gas while pulling our behemoth 30' home-on-wheels across a behemoth stretch of asphalt in search of behemoth trees. The travel trailer setup was a compromise between the my hunger for nature and my [...]

28 05, 2006

COSTA RICA: An Eco-Adventure in the Costa Rica Rainforest

2020-06-24T05:52:49+00:00May 28th, 2006|Categories: Destinations, Mexico & Central America, The Great Outdoors|Tags: |2 Comments

 An Eco-Adventure in the Costa Rica Rainforest  The Costa Rica rainforest was the second half of an adventurous two-country wander in celebration of my 15th wedding anniversary. As we traveled to the third place recommended by 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, I wondered—would Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula be able to live up to our unforgettable experience [...]

7 04, 2006

BELIZE: Chan Chich Lodge in the Belize Rainforest

2019-11-15T06:47:50+00:00April 7th, 2006|Categories: Destinations, Mexico & Central America, The Great Outdoors|Tags: |2 Comments

An Amazing Lodge in the Belize Rainforest Couples that wander together, stay together...right? Okay, that’s a bit of a stretch, but there’s no doubt wandering is a fabulous way to celebrate an anniversary. My husband and I had survived 15 years, the birth of two children, and the construction of both a business and our dream house. We deserved [...]

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