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Lake Jipe straddling Tanzania and Kenya


So unknown is this treasure of Lake Jipe not many Tanzanians know of its existence or location. Sandwiched between the Pare mountains and Kilimanjaro this small lake [30 km sq] straddles the border between Kenya and Tanzania.

Pigeon Forge Campgrounds


Campgrounds are a perfect Pigeon Forge lodging option for visitors looking to be as close as possible to the great outdoors. Campgrounds in Pigeon Forge are located near the beautiful and majestic Great Smoky Mountains National Park and are still only minutes away from the outlet malls, dining, and music theatres that downtown Pigeon Forge has to offer.

The Kuan Yin Shrine, Bangkok - the Goddess of Mercy on the Chao Phraya


The Kuan Yin Shrine in Bangkok is in an old Chinese building within a community on the Chao Phraya River where time seems to have stood still for the last 200 years.The site originally had two shrines built in the reign of King Taksin (1767 - 1782) by his Chinese supporters.

Hiking Mount Rainier National Park


Mount Rainier National Park is the most popular park in the state. It has fantastic areas to explore.

Is The Workamper Lifestyle For You?


If you've been dreaming of traveling the highways in your RV, but see the adventure as something far in the future when you retire, then you may want to seriously consider giving the Workamper lifestyle a try. You can live your dream now; it just takes a little preparation and commitment.

Lake Winnipesaukee - The Smile of the Great Spirit


Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest and one of the deepest lakes in New Hampshire. Centered in the popular vacation area known as the Lakes Region it provides 4-season pleasure for millions every year.

About Table Mountain Cape Town - Well Known in South Africa and Around the World


Table Mountain sheltered the original Cape explorers in the 16th century, the first European settlers and the many following generations of slaves, immigrants and Capetonians who helped to build and develop our special city.Your first impression of Table Mountain from the city bowl and beyond from Blouberg beach, is almost misleading.

Why Should You Use Hiking Poles?


Why should you use hiking poles is perhaps the first question that may strike in your mind especially when you are a beginner. To get the right answer for this question you need to consider two things i.

Ultralight Backpacks - The Lightest


Why ultralight backpacks? Devotees of ultralight backpacking know you reduce your packweight most by concentrating on the "big three;" backpack, shelter, and sleeping bag. Forget those 6-pound backpacks, 9-pound tents and 5-pound sleeping bags.

7 Need to Know Campsite Cooking Strategies


Are you sick and tired of not knowing what to bring or what to cook when you go camping? Do you either pack the entire kitchen (including the sink) or you bring the absolute minimum and then have to use a fork as a spatula or two spoons as tongs?If that sounds even the slightest bit familiar then you are in the right place. Over the past decade or so I have refined a list of 7 things that I use every single time I prepare for my next camping trip.

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Nonprofits span the state with giving opportunities to support outdoor recreation
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If your bank account still has a few dollars at the end of this buying and giving season, don't forget the organizations that provide outdoors opportunities. Nonprofits serve the state from the mountains to the sea. Here are a few that would benefit ...



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KEN PERROTTE: Faulconer bags an impressive buck
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Brooke Faulconer knew she had shot a buck, but she didn't realize until she reached the downed animal Sunday that it was such a whopper specimen of a mature whitetail. The 19-year-old from Beaverdam said: “I saw horns when I shot at it, but I didn't ...



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5 Well-Paying Careers for People Who Love the Outdoors
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If you were asked to describe a job, many people might say it involves sitting for long hours behind a desk in an office. But what if you're not a confined-to-a-cubicle kind of person and would rather spend most of your time outside? Don't worry; you ...



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Chattanooga area outdoors calendar
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30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free admission, $2 donation encouraged. See lulalake.org. » Winter Workshop Series: Wilderness First Aid, Jan. 18 & 25, 6-7:30 p.m., Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; free, all ages, registration not required; other workshops ...



Outdoors report: Dec. 14
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Gander Outdoors to open first store in Minnesota | Bemidji Pioneer
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The Gander Mountain store located at 2121 43rd St. S. in Fargo is one of the stores that closed. David Samson / Forum News Service. LAKEVILLE, Minn. – Gander Outdoors, the reborn version of defunct Gander Mountain, opened its first store in Lakeville ...
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Tucson Outdoors Dec. 21-29 | Entertainment | tucson.com
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History Walk: Grand Central Mill — Fairbank Historic Townsite, Highway 82, Whetstone. The Friends of the San Pedro River will explain the history of the site and show the remains of the mill, mostly the foundations where the 200 foot long, multi-story ...

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Clement brothers keeping late uncle's outdoors legacy going ...
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It's no secret that Eric Andolsek made a name for himself on the football field.Before his tragic death in 1992, Andolsek was an anchor on the Detroit Lions offensive line and helped pave the way for future Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Barry ...

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Friluftsliv: The Nordic concept of getting outdoors
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With flexible hours already commonplace in Scandinavia, thanks to policies encouraging both parents to participate in family life, many businesses are also giving employees the chance to work around their passions – including the great outdoors – more ...


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