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Bobby L. Hickman

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Macon’s Big House Is All About Rock ‘n Roll

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman

“My father was a gambler down in Georgia
He ended up on the wrong end of a gun
And I was born in the back seat of a Greyhound bus
Rolling down Highway…

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Southern Hodgepodge of Activities and Sites Keep the Ozarks Interesting

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman
Whether you want to spend some time with Mother Nature or just drive through the mountains and investigate the view your windshield offers, the Arkansas Ozarks will appeal to many, especially those who…

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Bedbugs: These Days a Traveler’s Biggest Risk

By Bobbly L. Hickman
It seems 2010 has been the “Year of Bedbugs”. Frequent media reports about infestations in upscale New York City hotels and clothing boutiques have put the pesky little critters at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Travelers…

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Travel Trends – Did a Bestseller Spark a Trend or Vice Versa?

By Bobby L. Hickman
If this summer’s anticipated hit movie Eat Pray Love leaves you ready to embark on your own international adventure for spiritual fulfillment, there is help. Several travel agents specialize in spiritually-oriented travel packages – and one…

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama: Offers Everything for the Music Lover, Plus More

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman
Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers
And they’ve been known to pick a song or two
Lord they get me off so much
They pick me up when I’m feeling blue
Now…

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Georgia’s Little Amazon Offers Long Quiet Stretch in Nature’s Midst

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman
“Where is everyone?” I asked our guide, Scott Taylor.
We’re two hours into a seven-mile paddle down the Altamaha River in south central Georgia on a clear August weekend morning, and we’ve only…

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Travel Trends – Special Report on Gulf Beaches

By Bobby L. Hickman
May 31, 2010 – Can you keep the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill from wrecking your summer beach vacation?
While you can’t plug the underground leak that has spewed millions of gallons of crude oil into…

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The Birthplace of Texas

Story and photos by Bobby L. Hickman
If you’ve ever wanted to get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl, there’s no better place than Washington County, Texas. Picture yourself sitting around a blazing campfire under a full moon,…

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Travel Trends – Are Travel Agents the Dinosaurs of the Industry?

By Bobby L. Hickman
Are travel agents obsolete in the digital age?
That’s a question many are asking these days. Consumers have 24/7 access to travel information online and even on their cell phones. Travelers can research a destination, find…

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Travel Trends – A Stonger Dollar May Make Europe Affordable Again

By Bobby Hickman
April 16, 2010 – With the U.S. dollar strengthening against both the euro and the British pound, experts say 2010 could become the best time to travel “across the pond” in recent years.
Both the euro and…

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