A Walking Tour Of Florence

There are a number of great cities well suited to urban hiking but near the top of that list is Florence, Italy. What makes this city so special? It’s because the Enlightenment or Renaissance actually began in the early years of the fifteenth century in Florence. At the time Italy was divided into many city-statesContinue reading “A Walking Tour Of Florence”

Hiking In Tierra del Fuego

Trails in Tierra Del Fuego National Park, Argentina To The Ends Of The Earth The Pan American Highway begins in Alaska and with only a small break in southern Panama goes all the way to the end of the Earth in southern Argentina. In Argentina the Pan American Highway continues on Argentina National Route 7Continue reading “Hiking In Tierra del Fuego”

Historic Mount Rushmore

American History is Alive in the Stone of South Dakota Lately national patriotism seems to be only worthy of contempt by some people. I’m not sure what a community becomes if it stops celebrating the people and events that contributed to making it what it is? In many instances the monuments themselves can leave usContinue reading “Historic Mount Rushmore”

Todays Poster, Australia’s Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are only an hours train ride from Sydney and well worth the trip. Rugged, rural and remarkable, and famous for its numerous hiking trails. Featured above is the rock formation named “The Three Sisters”. This giclée print will soon be available in our online store. Offered in several sizes and styles andContinue reading “Todays Poster, Australia’s Blue Mountains”

Hiking The Longleaf Trace In Mississippi

Beginning in Hattiesburg Mississippi it is one of the countries longest hiking and biking trails. Originating in downtown Hattiesburg it runs past the beautiful campus of the University of Southern Mississippi and on for almost 45 well maintained miles. The Longleaf Trace was completed as a Rails-to-Trails conservancy project in 2000, making use of aContinue reading “Hiking The Longleaf Trace In Mississippi”

Hiking The Blue Ridge Parkway Trails

A Trip Up The Blue Ridge Parkway The Blue Ridge Parkway is actually the most visited of all American National Parks. The Parkway extends 469 miles mostly along the crest of the Blue Ridge mountains through North Carolina and Virginia. It encompasses some of the oldest sites of both prehistoric and early European settlement in the country. Colonel Joseph HydeContinue reading “Hiking The Blue Ridge Parkway Trails”

Georgia’s Tallulah Gorge

Go Take A Hike Georgia’s amazing Tallulah Gorge, is a 1,000-foot deep canyon carved out of the North Georgia landscape. The town of Tallulah Falls was once a popular resort area that rivaled Niagra Falls. Located two hours northeast of Atlanta people from all over came to view the natural beauty of Tallulah Falls. TheContinue reading “Georgia’s Tallulah Gorge”

Urban Hiking In Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is an incredible city worthy of a couple of days of urban hiking. There’s something to see on virtually every block and the whole city is a treasure trove of colonial architecture and historic sites. Add in great food and libations at every turn and they’re guaranteed to more than replace any calories youContinue reading “Urban Hiking In Savannah, Georgia”

Zion Hikes, The Simple & The Sublime

Zion National Park is one of the most rugged in America with a number of trails worthy of only the most fearless and adventurous hikers. Some hikes cross thin ridge tops with sheer cliffs on both sides or work across sheer walls. If you’re not up for narrow trails and thousand foot cliffs there areContinue reading “Zion Hikes, The Simple & The Sublime”