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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain

West Highland Way, Scotland – to Rowardennen, Day 2

  It had rained hard throughout the night on the West Highland Way. By 7 a.m., I was feeling anxious to begin. Today’s hike was over fourteen miles, and I knew I would be slow. The air was heavy with moisture when I walked through Drymen to the West Highland Way...

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Three Kentucky State Parks

    Kentucky is a wonder! A relatively small state (geographically-speaking), Kentucky is blessed with infinite variety – boundless nature everywhere one looks, history and architecture as old as the nation, and world famous sporting events and venues that...

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Horse Heaven Hills AVA

    Horse Heaven Hills AVA Wow, there is a whole lot of space in the Horse Heaven Hills.  I must admit I was somewhat stunned by the immense openness.  Since Milly, the dog, was sound asleep in the front seat, I felt, at times, like the last person on earth....

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LeClair, Iowa

      LeClaire, Iowa has been a vibrant, go-to town since 1834 and shows no sign of ending that trend. Even on a cold, drizzly mid-weekday in March, LeClaire was bustling with locals and day-trippers out for a good time. The Mississippi River has always...

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