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On top of the Rock of Gibraltar

On the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian peninsular is a rock, in fact it’s The Rock. The Rock of Gibraltar. It’s aย monolithic limestone promontory, which essentially means it’s a single massive rock raised above the surrounding area…

The World Travel USA

Captiva Island Sunset

I haven’t been to Florida in 10 years, and the last (and first) time I went to the southwest of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico is closer to 20 years. I guess I was due back a visit.…

Exploring The World

Best of 2017

2017 wasn’t unkind to me. I had quite a few (mini) adventures and loved most of the year. Trying to pick a few “bests” and “favorites” wasn’t quite as easy as I expected. But here it goes: Best unplanned…

lake buescher state park
Hiking The World USA

Hike: Buescher State Park, TX

Buescher State Park, south-east of Austin, TX, is connected to Bastrop State Park via a scenic and hilly 12-mile road that takes you through recovering areas of the Lost Pines. Most of the trails are still closed due to…

bastrop state park, texas
Hiking The World USA

Hike: Bastrop, TX – Bastrop State Park

In September 2011 a wide-spread wildfire destroyed most of Bastrop State Park. Floods and yet another fire did more damage in 2015. However, Bastrop State Park is coming back to life for hikers and campers alike. Though some areas…