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Wa'ahila Ridge Outlook

jillianraekozak ·
Wa'ahila Ridge Outlook
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Re: My Secret Place

MmGood ·
I want to do this hike with you! It's beautiful!!!!
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Re: My Secret Place

DrFumblefinger ·
It is a beautiful place and I think you've got it right. Like you, I love to explore. Take my time, soak it all in, and capture what I can with my camera. Thanks for sharing this! And welcome to TravelGumbo!
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Re: Pesuta Shipwreck, Naikoon Provincial Park, Haida-Gwaii, British Columbia

Former Member ·
These photos are evocative. Makes me very glad not to be a sailor back in the day. I have seen some of the many trees washed up on the beaches of the Pacific Northwest. Those are also very impressive. Did you find any glass floats ? I used to have a number of the ones used by Japanese fisherman to hold up their nets. You never know what will turn up.
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Re: Pesuta Shipwreck, Naikoon Provincial Park, Haida-Gwaii, British Columbia

DrFumblefinger ·
The glass floats tend to wash up on the west (windward) side of the Pacific. This hike was on the leeward (eastern) side, where these floats tend not to come. But there were a gazillion trees, like these.
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Re: Pesuta Shipwreck, Naikoon Provincial Park, Haida-Gwaii, British Columbia

Former Member ·
Like the tree pics. I picked up all of my glass floats a bit farther south - on the seaward side of Vancouver Island and on the western shore of the Olympic Peninsula. I think it was always in the summer. Maybe the tides and winds bring different material at different times of the year.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 22, 2015: Rocky Mountain Sunset

Marilyn Jones ·
Fantastic photos; so beautiful!!!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, February 24, 2015: Where is Apache Trail??

GarryRF ·
The only things missing from those pix is Marty McFly and Doc Brown! "Back to the Future"
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, February 24, 2015: Where is Apache Trail??

Marilyn Jones ·
Beautiful photos!! Arizona is such a fantastic getaway destination during the winter!
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Re: East Beach Trail, Naikoon Provincial Park, Graham Island

Marilyn Jones ·
Wow; what a wonderful post! So interesting and your photos are creative and beautiful!!
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Re: East Beach Trail, Naikoon Provincial Park, Graham Island

Travel Rob ·
Incredible!
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Re: June 8, 2016: Dockweiler State Beach and Park, CA

Travel Rob ·
Great piece! One of my favorite things in California was taking a bike ride along the beach and seeing that side of LAX. The best part is it's pretty empty!
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Re: Take a Walk on the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, Vancouver

ViewFromTheChairPhotography ·
Looks like an amazing and beautiful place indeed.
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Re: Take a Walk on the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, Vancouver

TravelingCanuck ·
Great blog and pictures. Glad you enjoyed your visit. We took our kids there about 10 years ago on a visit to Vancouver. It is a beautiful place to visit. Thanks.
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Re: Take a Walk on the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, Vancouver

Samantha ·
Thanks for the comments guys. It is a beautiful and so glad someone suggested we visit. Hope to spend more time there on a future visit. One time wasn't enough, lol. Thanks again.
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Re: August 8, 2017: Views from Cleveland Way, North Yorkshire

Travel Luver ·
Wow! What amazing views! Must be a fantastic hike on a nice day.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Sept. 19, 2013: Machu Picchu, Peru

DrFumblefinger ·
 Machu Picchu is a well known Inca ruin situated on top of a steep granite peak in the Peruvian Andes (2430 m above sea level).  Despite the altitude, its location near the equator provides a warm climate and the hills on which it rests are...
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Walla, Walla: “So nice they named it twice!”

DrFumblefinger ·
What’s a Walla Walla?  It’s a Indian name meaning “many waters”.  It’s also the name of a charming city in southeastern Washington; nestled close to the Columbia and Snake River valleys, and with a river of its...
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A springtime hike on the Yakima Rim Skyline Trail

DrFumblefinger ·
After a rather long winter I was ready for a pleasant dayhike.  While I’d rather head up to the mountains for a stroll in an alpine meadow, there’s way too much snow up there in April.  Fortunately in the Northwest there are some...
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Pesuta Shipwreck, Naikoon Provincial Park, Haida-Gwaii, British Columbia

DrFumblefinger ·
There are few things that liven up a hiking day more than stumbling on a shipwreck.  At least that’s my life’s experience (based on this one wreck)!  One of my most interesting back-country backpacking experiences was...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Feb 3, 2014: Sunset over the Dalles, Oregon

DrFumblefinger ·
 The town known as "The Dalles" was the western end of the historic Oregon Trail  It was where pioneers in the 19th century loaded their wagons onto rafts or barges and floated them down the Columbia River to the mouth of the Willamette...
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Walking the Freedom Trail in Boston

Jonathan L ·
I had to think a long time before writing this entry. We live in a time where "The Founding Fathers" are quoted to justify almost every point of view . So I had a lot of second thoughts before I sat down to put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard in...
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My Secret Place

adventuretime88 ·
The entrance to this hiking destination is not a secret. There is a turn out on California's coastal HWY 1 about 20 miles from The Tides in Bodega Bay, just before Fort Ross. The secret is, that the trail doesn't have to end. It ends after about 5...
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The Maltese Islands – Underrated gems or best kept secret ?

IslandMan ·
    I have an affinity with the Maltese islands. The fact that I was born there may have something to do it, but, as I have lived most of my life in Australia, the distance between the 2 countries has made this affinity...
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A visit to Waterton National Park

Roderick Simpson ·
  Waterton Lakes National Park is in the extreme south-west of the province of Alberta and is contiguous with Glacier National Park in Montana.  It includes some of the most spectacular scenery in the Canadian Rockies,...
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East Beach Trail, Naikoon Provincial Park, Graham Island

DrFumblefinger ·
An 89 km long beach trail on Haida Gwaii, B.C. forms the basis of this adventure.
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Devils Tower National Monument

Ottoman ·
    Devils Tower is an igneous intrusion or laccolith in the Bear Lodge Mountains (part of the Black Hills) in northeastern Wyoming, above the Belle Fourche River. It rises dramatically 1,267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding terrain and...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, February 22, 2015: Machu Picchu

Grand Escapades ·
    Yes, there is something special, definitely mythical, about Machu Picchu, the abandoned Inca city that remained hidden from the Conquistadores.  We had the privilege to gaze over Machu Picchu right before sunrise in total quietness,...
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England gets a coast-to-coast canoe route

PHeymont ·
It's now (nearly) possible to paddle all the way across England in a canoe. The only obstacles are canal locks that require portage, and rights to a tunnel that are still being negotiated.   The project, connecting Liverpool to the Humber...
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Chicago set to open new rail-line park

PHeymont ·
Chicago will open its new Bloomingdale Trail, a park built on 2.7 miles of abandoned railway on June 6. That's 6/06 if you write it a different way, and 606 is both the root of Chicago area codes, and the name of an overall park project (the606) that...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 22, 2015: Rocky Mountain Sunset

DrFumblefinger ·
For travelers like me who love mountains, the Canadian Rockies are about as good as it gets.  One evening I was driving to Calgary from the Crowsnest Pass in southwestern Alberta, along highway 22x, the beautiful Cowboy Trail.  The Cowboy...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 27, 2015: Grapevine, Texas, Urban Wine Trail

Marilyn Jones ·
    Grapevine, Texas, is just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and a world away from what you would imagine a community this close to a major metropolitan area would be like. What you’ll find is Main Street lined...
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June 8, 2016: Dockweiler State Beach and Park, CA

Samantha ·
Samantha loves the beaches of Southern California, including beautiful Dockweiler State Beach and Park.
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August 8, 2017: Views from Cleveland Way, North Yorkshire

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter shares some of the views from Cleveland Way, a popular walking trail in North Yorkshire.
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August 9, 2017: - Treasure Falls, CO

Samantha ·
It's a 105-foot cascade that's 'pretty darn cool;' waterfall-lover Samantha says it's worth the hike!
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 28, 2015: Logan Pass, Glacier National Park, Montana

Ottoman ·
  Logan Pass (elevation 6,646 ft (2,026 m)) is located along the Continental Divide in Glacier National Park, in the U.S. state of Montana. It is the highest point on the Going-to-the-Sun Road .       The Logan Pass...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, February 24, 2015: Where is Apache Trail??

Dr.Y ·
Located at the northeastern edge of greater Phoenix area, the Apache Trail was recommended by our friend as Arizona’s oldest and most scenic driving trail. The winding 40 mile road takes you through the magnificent scenery of sometime steep...
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Top trails in danger of disappearing

DrFumblefinger ·
    National Geographic online put up this list of 10 great trails in danger of disappearing, for a variety of reasons.  Many of these are in truly memorable settings.  You can read more at this link .   I've hike three of...
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Take a Walk on the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, Vancouver

Samantha ·
The suspension bridge, swaying above the canyon, was a highlight of Samantha's visit, but there was plenty more to see and do as well.
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A Visit to Hinchinbrook Island - Australia

danthewanderer ·
We visit amazing Hinchinbrook Island in Queensland, one of Australia’a largest island national parks.
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St. Peter's Catholic Church and Cemetery, Nova Scotia

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob visits St. Peter's Catholic Church and Cemetery in Ingonish, Nova Scotia
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Quincy Market, Boston

Samantha ·
Samantha shares her visit to historic Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Quincy Market in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Canada

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob shows the Cabot Trail, one of the most scenic road trips of the world.
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January 24, 2019: Driving the Cowboy Trail on a late January afternoon

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares some photos taken this week while driving the scenic Cowboy trail in western Alberta.
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Midland Provincial Park, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits Midland Provincial Park, situated near both the city of Drumheller and the famous Royal Tyrrell Museum. It was once the site of a large coal mine and an interpretative trail takes one through the history of coal mining in the region.
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Turquoise Trail: A beautiful trip through New Mexico

Jonathan L ·
Jonthan L takes us on a trip along The Turquoise Trail, with stops at Tinkertown and Madrid.
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Re: The Maltese Islands – Underrated gems or best kept secret ?

Former Member ·
It does not seem fair that one place should have so much going on. Worse, it is less fair that I am not there ! Thanks for the great pics and a bit of history. What are the good months to visit for water sports like paragliding ? Is it winder or the surf stronger some months than others ?
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Re: The Maltese Islands – Underrated gems or best kept secret ?

IslandMan ·
Thanks for your comments TatToo. Summer is the best time for water sports,from May to October. Most operators usually shut down over winter. There isn't much surf to speak of unless there is an exceptionally stormy day, but the northern parts of the island are more suited for windsurfing and paragliding as the winds from the northern Mediterranean tend to have more strength in them
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Re: The Maltese Islands – Underrated gems or best kept secret ?

DrFumblefinger ·
That's a great piece about a great destination most of us have not heard a lot about. Would you know if there are direct flights between Malta and Sicily, Islandman? How would you recommend connecting these two. I think a great way to spend two or three weeks would be to combine stops at Sicily and Malta.
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Re: The Maltese Islands – Underrated gems or best kept secret ?

Travel Rob ·
Thanks IslandMan! Your history insights and photos do make it look like an ideal travel destination.
 
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