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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


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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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Outdoors notices: Monday, June 18, 2018
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Venture Outdoors is offering a Rock Climbing Event from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Laurel Highlands. Learn from experienced guides as they teach participants about equipment, safety, tying knots, how to belay and other experienced climbing techniques.



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Loons, turtles, ruffed grouse, drone rod: Notes from around Chicago outdoors
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MLive.com

Wolverine kept PFAS outdoors at polluted tannery
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ROCKFORD, MI -- Historical records show that Wolverine World Wide once stored toxic chemicals that are polluting the Rogue River in an unpaved area outdoors at the footwear company's former leather tannery complex in downtown Rockford. A pollution ...



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Becoming an outdoors woman
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By Jessianne Wright EBS Contributor. BIG SKY – What is the value of competency and independence in the outdoors? For many women, it's worth its weight in gold. “I think it can be intimidating to go [into the outdoors] by yourself,” said Sara Smith of ...



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Spend a SoCal Father's Day Outdoors
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Spending time in the sunshine with your pops? It makes sense, especially if sunbeams and breezes might inhabit some of your very first memories of days with your dear dad. And such beams and breezes may also inhabit your current time spent with your ...



Outdoors: Maybe no rain, but plenty of fish in the sea
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30 years later, 'The Great Outdoors' still annoying critics
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Released on June 17, 1988, The Great Outdoors teamed '80s comedy legends John Candy and Dan Aykroyd as two brothers-in-law bringing their families to Wisconsin for a summer vacation by the lake. Trouble is, Aykroyd and his family weren't invited.



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Dads Enjoy Being Outdoors This Father's Day Despite the Heat
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WFRV-TV - Today was a feverish Father's Day and some festivities around the area took a hit because of the heat. But the scorching temperatures didn't stop some dads from getting a little sun and soaking it all in. Muscle cars sat on the blacktop of St ...


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