Hiking the Gold Strike Canyon Trail, One of Nevada’s Most Difficult & Beautiful Hikes

When people think of Las Vegas, the first thing that comes to mind is the mega-resorts with their casinos, world-class restaurants, and "over-the-top" shows.  But the "Entertainment Capital of the World" has much more to offer.  Just a few miles out-of-town, locals and outdoor enthusiasts know that Southern Nevada has mind-blowing landscapes.  Plunging canyons, sprawling …

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White Water Rafting in the Grand Canyon with Besties

White water rafting in the Grand Canyon is truly a thrilling adventure.  I had the opportunity to be part of a fantastic trip that will resonate with me for a lifetime. Stunning scenery, fresh air, and an adrenaline rush intensified by churning rapids and blasts of ice-cold water were just a few experiences encountered, and …

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Finding Adventure on the Mayan Riviera in Pandemic Times

The world still proceeds with caution since the COVID-19 virus was identified earlier this year. But as we learn more about the virus and watch our communities, we can begin to make plans to travel again. International travel between Mexico and the United States is open. But interestingly, only by air travel. Travel by automobiles …

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Sedona, Arizona and the Mysterious Vortices

May 11, Arizona became the first state in the western United States to reopen its restaurants and shops.  In California, attempts to ease Covid-19 restrictions were slashed when authorities in Los Angeles claimed that people were not "social distancing" on the beaches.  The mayor announced that public areas would remain closed for another three months. …

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