Picture the Sonoran Desert. Beautiful landscape filled with cacti: yellow cholla, green saguaros, small hedgehog and pincushion, and even the non-cacti plants: brilliant red ocotillo, dense green ironwood, with mountains in the distance.
In May 2010, my family and I went to Nepal for a month. Over the course of that month, we traveled all across Nepal, but the highlight—for me, anyways—was trekking in the beautiful Khumbu region.
Have you heard of Demre, Turkey? It’s on the southwest Mediterranean coast, in the Antalya Province. And, it’s the town of three names – currently named Kale, although no one calls it that. Most people head to Demre to visit the church of St.
Even in winter, national wildlife refuges hold pleasures for nature lovers. Look for surprises, too: ducks and geese in profusion, a furtive red fox darting past, animal prints stamped clearly in the ground, the creaking of trees in the cold. Try exploring some trails by snowshoe. Or take a wildlife tour … on a horse-drawn sleigh.
It can be a bit confusing figuring out what is and isn’t ‘supposed’ to be a wonder of the world. It seems there’s a new list all the time, detailing the ancient wonders, the new wonders, the natural wonders, the underwater wonders…there’s even a list for the 7 wonders of the solar system!ShareThis
This summer I learned how to wakeboard on Lake Tahoe! For five hot days in August, my brother and I participated in a local summer camp. We had the option to either wakeboard or waterski.