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Camping Connection – From Natural Disasters to Natural Beauties

By Bill Steiden
A vast, open field at a mile’s elevation in North Carolina, bisected by a tumbling river and surrounded by green peaks.
A languid lake filled with the drowned corpses of a great cypress forest in a lonely…

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Well Traveled – Need a Pick-Me-Up? Adventure Options Sure to Thrill in British Columbia

Story and photos by Pamela Irving
If your daily grind is getting you down or you live far enough north where winter never seems to end, it’s time to rev up your adventure meter in warmer albeit wetter climes like…

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Free Admission During National Park Week!

April 16, 2010 – Earth Day is April 22 and the National Parks Service is taking a whole week to celebrate. Starting tomorrow through April 25, 2010 admission to all the U.S. National Parks is FREE. Access any of the…

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A Texan In Botswana – Part Two

Story and photos by John Griffin
When you go on safari, your body has to get used to a new timetable – and not just because of any jet lag you may experience. In the camps throughout the Okavango…

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Camping Connection – Time for the Eastern and Western Flower Shows

By Bill Steiden
An old saying has it that love is like wildflowers, often found in the most unlikely places. The truth behind that truism is illustrated by two classic camping spots on opposite sides of the country that, in…

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A Texan In Botswana – Part One

By John Griffin
Planning a safari takes time. You have to research the camp options available as well as the best time of year to travel. Most of all you have to decide the reasons you are going. Is it…

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Golf + Mother Nature = Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
Night was falling and a full moon rising when we stumbled into a man in back of the hotel wielding a pair of scissors. Fortunately for us, he was only in search of fresh…

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Camping Connection – Florida’s Flatwater

By Bill Steiden
The popular image of canoeing is eternally linked with 1972’s Deliverance – four men shooting deadly Class V rapids on a wild, remote river in wooden canoes. And that wasn’t the riskiest part of their adventure.

But…

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A Well Kept Secret in South Carolina’s Golden Corner

By Chris Reinolds
Photos by Alex Kozelle
In the silvery early morning mist, the triathletes came dribbling across the finish line. Most looked relieved and drained after a swim and hilly bike and run through the Lake Jocassee area of…

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Cleveland Rocks!

By Bobby L. Hickman
Maybe we should blame Drew Carey, but that phrase comes to mind too often when many folks think of Cleveland. But spend a little time in northern Ohio, and you’ll find it is appropriate –…

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