St Augustine FL Nights of Lights Celebrates the Christmas Holiday

St Augustine FL Nights of Lights Celebrates the Christmas Holiday

We have made visiting historic St. Augustine, Florida during the Nights of Lights celebration an annual trip and one we look forward to each year. St. Augustine celebrates the Christmas holiday season with its 22nd annual Nights of Lights. This time of year in St....
Mesa Arch – Canyonlands National Park – Utah

Mesa Arch – Canyonlands National Park – Utah

Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park, Utah provides the frame for some of the most stunning landscape in Utah. A short, easy hike will take you to the edge of the canyon and right to the rim of the arch. Sunrise at Mesa Arch with the brilliant red glow of the rising...
The Haunted Stanley Hotel – Our Ghost Story

The Haunted Stanley Hotel – Our Ghost Story

We don’t have many ghost stories to tell and actually our Stanley Hotel ghost story is our only one. But…what you are about to read about our stay at the Stanley Hotel is a TRUE story. NO kidding. NO exaggerations. ONL­­­­­­Y the truth. Ghosts at The Stanley Hotel? Is...
Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico Celebrates 50 Years

Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico Celebrates 50 Years

Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope. Opening in 1963 the Arecibo Observatory celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The radio telescope is studying our atmosphere, planets, and objects throughout our galaxy and...
Rio Camuy Cave Park – Puerto Rico

Rio Camuy Cave Park – Puerto Rico

The Rio Camuy Cave system, located in northwestern Puerto Rico, is a site not to be missed. This natural wonder is an easy day trip from San Juan. If time permits, it can be combined with a visit to nearby Arecibo Observatory, the world’s largest single-dish radio...
Zion Canyon Overlook Trail

Zion Canyon Overlook Trail

Zion Canyon Overlook Trail in Zion National Park is one of our favorite hiking trails. This 1-mile roundtrip trail begins just outside the east entrance to the Zion-Mt Carmel Tunnel. It ends at an observation point on the edge of a sheer cliff overlooking lower Zion...
Zipline The Canyons in Ocala Florida

Zipline The Canyons in Ocala Florida

We arrived at The Canyons Zip Line and Canopy Tours in Ocala, Florida at our scheduled time to zipline and I for one wasn’t prepared for what I saw. The zipline course is built over an abandoned limestone quarry. In a flat state like Florida I didn’t expect to see...
Pompeii, Italy – The Lost City

Pompeii, Italy – The Lost City

The ancient city of Pompeii, Italy, known as the lost city is an extraordinary place to visit. Work to expose and preserve Pompeii is still ongoing today. Roughly one-third of the ancient city of Pompeii, Italy is still buried. It is believed that it is more important...
Visiting Monument Valley

Visiting Monument Valley

On our way to Monument Valley we decided to take the Moki Dugway, UT-261, considered to be the “scenic” route. It was indeed the scenic route to Monument Valley! Constructed in 1958 to transport uranium ore, the Moki Dugway is a 3 mile, narrow gravel road with tight...
Culebra Island – Puerto Rico’s Little Paradise

Culebra Island – Puerto Rico’s Little Paradise

Culebra is a fascinating island virtually untouched by major developers. When you go to Culebra you won’t find much in the way of nightlife, fancy dining or even luxury accommodations but what you will find is what draws most people to Culebra…fabulous beaches! From a...