It's hard to argue with conventional wisdom: beaches are pretty damn great. Still, America loves an underdog, and in the geographical feature version of Rocky, the lake town is Balboa to the beach town's Creed.
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The sleek Ghan train was my conveyance from Alice Springs to Darwin, Australia this past fall. The 24-hour ride was the last stop on the trek up through the Northern Territory.
Some chefs get their motorcycles out in spring. I go to the boat yard. I have a 35-foot trawler that was built in Hong Kong from white oak and red cedar around the time of my own birthday.
Electric Shock is an invisible killer in fresh water that most frequently strikes near boat marinas where a boat or a nearby electrical appliance may be leaking current into the water.
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