During the distinct four-season climate of rural Carbon County, Pennsylvania, which hugs the Pocono Mountains, Lyle had many pleasant nights. He also endured rain, snow, sleet, thunderstorms, lightning, and buffeting winds, not to mention some sweltering summer weather.
I headed to the South Island -- known for its mountains, snow, and glaciers -- having no idea what to expect. I just hoped I wouldn't have to dress nicely or wear makeup. I was right.
What happens when you have two equally gorgeous parks in one of the most picturesque places on the globe, but can only choose one?
This fall, we decided to round up our very favorites and created the ultimate getaway guide. Here are five on my own travel wish list -- from the Big Sur coast to the Joshua Tree desert.
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However no member of Mott the Hoople embraced the joy, pageantry, and excess of the band and the era than bassist Peter Overend Watts.
Utah's Zion National Park is rich in history, a land once dominated by dinosaurs and inhabited by ancient natives and pio...
The island's rugged natural landscape, diverse eco-systems and crystal-blue waters offer a huge list of options for the adventurous travelers.
The assumptions behind these marketing strategies reinforce stereotypical ideas of gender: that women are physically weak, that women are fascinated by fashion, that there is one specific female body type, and that women are "soft."
I, like many Coloradans, love autumn in the high country. This one was particularly spectacular, with the aspens and scrub oak bursting out in every conceivable shade of yellow, orange, brown and red.
The sign stopped me in my tracks: "Since 2004, six people have died falling from the cliffs on this route." I promptly texted a photo of the warning to my mom back home in Maryland and continued along the trail.
From the glaciers and volcanos of Iceland to the warm waters of the Canary Islands, here are Europe's 10 best adventure destinations.
From the inaugural Storytelling Theme on Maptia, we bring you the inspiring tales of thirteen mountainous adventures from all over the world. You can see them laid out on the map below.
It's said that good things come to those who wait. That's certainly true for travel to the Grenadines, given that visitors will be spending almost an entire day in airports, on planes or in ferry terminals before arriving at this out-of-the-way paradise. But a myriad of pleasures await.
Gran Canaria contains the multitudes of a small continent. The island is home to one of Spain's largest cities, to deserts and lush forests, to near-tropical vegetation and to barren volcanic landscapes. What makes Gran Canaria truly unique, however, is the clouds.