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A Hiking Guide to Easter Island

Ask me which Pacific island has the most to offer hikers and I'll probably answer Easter Island. Here on an island 11 km wide and 23 km long you'll find nearly a thousand ancient Polynesian statues strewn along a powerfully beautiful coastline or littering the slopes of an extinct volcano.

The Cast of Culture in South Africa

Drive along one of South Africa's scenic strips and you will notice a landscape composed of a backdrop of wide open spaces, blue mountains and blood-red sunsets. These scenes abound, but given the nature of the culture in South Africa, your attention could swiftly switch to a small boy gallantly escorting herds of cattle, end to end, over a rainbow-like walkway crossing one of the largest and busiest highways in South Africa.

Top Five African Safari Destinations

Any vacations in Africa will not be complete without going on a safari to experience the wild animals and the peace and tranquillity of the bushveld.But there are literally hundreds of national parks and wildlife areas in Africa that you can travel to.

Ireland Golf Vacations - Top Tips To Help You Plan an Ireland Golf Vacation

Live your golfing dreams on an Ireland golf vacation.The K Club, Ballybunion, Lahinch, Doonbeg, Druids Glen? the names of the courses may not trip off the tongue quite as easily as those of their Scottish cousins but the quality is just as high.

Comal White Water or More Blue Green

White Water on the Comal river in Central Texas is more of of toobers paradise than a rafter or kayaker's dreamland, but for a fun and relaxing family adventure I highly recommend the trip. For the second time in the last two years my family and I spent a few days partaking of fun, water and sun in and around New Braunfels, Texas on the Comal and Guadalupe rivers.

Holidays in Goa

Sun, Sand and Surf - an apt description for Goa? But Goa is much more. Ancient temples and old churches? Yes.

A Holiday in Rajasthan

Romancing History - A Holiday in RajasthanRajasthan, the name evokes myriad impressions - an intricate tapestry of colour, sound and smell. Holidaying in Rajasthan brings one face to face with mammoth contradictions - where royal grandeur is easily offset by rustic charm and lavish opulence belies ingenious survival.

Navigating on the Mountain, in Water, or in Woods there is an eTrex Unit For You

Truly a small wonder, the eTrex takes the best features of a 12 parallel channel GPS receiver and put them into a six ounce package that is only four inches high and two inches wide. The result is a unit that will literally fit in the palm of your hand.

PaintBall Gun Buying Tips

There are so many selections available when it comes to paintball guns that choosing one can be overwhelming.The most important thing is to make sure that you have done research on the guns that you are interested in buying.

Improving Your Aim

If your aim is not good, or is not quite what you want it to be, there are several ways you can work to improve it. Most people can hit the target almost every time when they are not rushed in any way.

Hawaii Snorkeling - An Underwater Paradise

Hawaii snorkeling is a fun activity available to almost any skill level of swimmer, where you can discover a breathtaking array of Hawaii's most exotic sea life a few yards from shore. Colorful coral, lava flows, turtles and more than 700 species of fish are found in the clear, high- visibility waters warmed to an average temperature of 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Hawaii Volcano Tour

A Hawaii volcano tour can be a most memorable experience, and is readily available (short of eruptions!) year round. While each island boasts some volcanic heritage, The Big Island is where all the action is.

Mount Chimborazo: Climbing Glaciers Near The Equator

The climb up the glaciers to the summit of Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador isn't considered highly technical. Technically, it is mountaineering, but how hard could it be, considering that I went to 20,600 feet the first time I used crampons and an ice axe? Okay, I had used them once for practice, on a sledding hill near my house.

Zambezi Sharks Under Threat at Protea Banks


Scuba diving in South Africa

This truly beautiful country at the southern tip of dark and mysterious Africa offers diving and wildlife experiences beyond your wildest dreams..

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Sandhill cranes, powerlining (coho, browns, lakers), sheds: WWW Chicago outdoors
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Well, this week will go down for record flooding in spots and also the week where spring arrived. Those spring signs popped up from guys trying powerlining for coho at Montrose to sandhill cranes flying north to bulbs and buds showing. Yesterday, four ...

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Removing barriers to the outdoors
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People of color, people with disabilities and other historically marginalized groups have long faced barriers in accessing the outdoors. More than 250 people from government agencies, nonprofits and businesses gathered at the Oregon Zoo on Feb. 15 to ...
Colorado Springs' State of the Outdoors to include gubernatorial candidates, local economic figuresColorado Springs Gazette

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Tallahassee a great outdoors launching point
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. β€” North Florida is rife with options for outdoor enthusiasts and Tallahassee is a great place for your adventure base camp. Whether it's diving into the state's deepest freshwater spring, checking out the state's tallest waterfall or ...

Gorgeous site-sensitive home ushers in the outdoors
Located in Portola Valley south of San Francisco, Forty-One Oaks comprises a series of rectilinear volumes built with great expanses of glass to blur the indoor-outdoor boundary, concrete walls that echo the verticality of tree trunks, and deep steel ...

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Buffalo News

Outdoors: Shedding light on a unique scavenger hunt
Buffalo News
Deer seasons are currently closed in the Empire State. However, nothing is stopping you from pursuing another popular pastime – chasing the antlers that adorn the heads of whitetail bucks each summer and fall. It's a great way to continue the hunt ...


Get a feel for the Inland Northwest's great outdoors at The Great Outdoors and Bike Expo
SPOKANE, Wash.β€”An opportunity to explore the outdoor recreation and travel opportunities the Inland Northwest has to offer makes its way to the Spokane Convention Center February 24 through the 25. The Great Outdoors and Bike Expo will provide people ...

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Outdoor writer Ray Sasser dies at 69
Denton Record Chronicle
Ever since he was boy growing up in East Texas, Sasser, who loved listening to his mother read him stories of outdoor adventure, dreamed of becoming an outdoors writer. While still a student at Nacogdoches' Stephen F. Austin State University, Sasser ...

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Other Sports: Ray Sasser, longtime Dallas Morning News outdoors ...
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For Ray Sasser, it was a wonderful life.Ever since he was boy growing up in East Texas, Sasser, who loved listening to his mother read him stories...

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Outdoors Notes for Feb. 25, 2018
Duluth News Tribune
Old Vermilion Trail 5-Stand winter league, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Non-league shooters welcome. Go to oldvermiliontrail.com or call (218) 721-3804. Voyageurs National Park offers these events at Rainy Lake Visitor Center unless noted ...


How Quitting The Gym Taught Me To Embrace The Great Outdoors ...
Tips on how to transition your workout from the gym to the outdoors.

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