On a jungle walk – a guided hike – through Royal Chitwan National Park in Nepal, wildlife encounters are of the safari kind, and you’re on foot. Breathtaking beauty, meet sheer terror.
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Great authors, creative souls, artistic minds: all need time and space to create, and a well to dip into for inspiration. Carl Sandburg found it in the mountains of North Carolina.
Scramble over and under boulders, swim in a sapphire sea, and relax with a tropical drink: you’re on island time on a visit to Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands.
Cruise through the Ten Thousand Islands of Everglades National Park and set foot on a pristine barrier island while tracking the behavior of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins with Sea Excursions, based on Marco Island.
At Royal Chitwan National Park in Nepal, there is little infrastructure for wildlife watching. One of the most popular ways of seeing the park is on an elephant safari from Sauraha.
It’s not easy to get to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, and it’s a long ways by car from the popular South Rim. But the views are worth the journey.
Gettysburg is an uneasy place. So much bloodshed. So much pain. And yet there is beauty on the battlefield, the forests and hills, the monuments placed skillfully so as to invite reflection.
At the very end of the Main Park Road in Everglades National Park, I captured this lone mangrove just offshore from the wrack line along Florida Bay.
After 14,000 miles and more logged on planes, buses, taxis, and vans, I’m pooped out. Patagonia was all I expected and more: I’d hike there again in a heartbeat.