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October 29, 2010

France: St. Emilion and Bordeaux Wine Country

Filed under: Europe 2010, Food, France, The List, Travel, UNESCO World Heritage, Wine — anotherheader @ 6:25 pm

Inside the barrel room at Chateau Lynch Bages

Though they are amongst the most expensive toll roads in Europe, France’s Autoroutes are a fast and efficient way of traveling between (more…)

October 24, 2010

France: St. Malo

Filed under: Europe 2010, Food, France, Travel — anotherheader @ 7:40 pm

St. Malo France

The fortress city of St. Malo guards its port at the mouth of the Rance River.  Inside the walls, St. Malo’s rebuilt historic district is a warren of (more…)

October 23, 2010

Gigi

Filed under: Travel — anotherheader @ 9:04 pm

Gigi

After a long search Becky and I added a new member to our household, Gigi.  Gigi is a rescue pup, female, 14-weeks old, and about twenty (more…)

October 22, 2010

National Parks: Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

Filed under: 2010, National Parks, The List, UNESCO World Heritage — anotherheader @ 10:45 pm

Wild Goose Island sits in the middle of Saint Mary Lake in Glacier National Park

Recently we’ve begun a quest to visit all of the 58 National Parks in the United States.  It seemed like a good scheme when the plan oozed up to (more…)

October 21, 2010

France: Mont Saint Michel

Filed under: Europe 2010, France, The List, Travel, UNESCO World Heritage — anotherheader @ 12:37 am

Mont St. Michel viewed from the causeway

When we dropped the canal boat off near Corbigny and moved to Tours in the Loire Valley we found the change to be jolting.  The quiet countryside (more…)

October 13, 2010

Brian Head: Blowhard

Filed under: 2010, MTB Travel, Southern Utah, The List — anotherheader @ 6:21 am

A blowing face in the a stump near the top of Blowhard Trail

Brian Head offers numerous shuttle-assisted mountain descents.  Many of these routes we have ridden but there’s one prime trail we’ve missed.  (more…)

October 10, 2010

Brian Head: Navajo Lake

Filed under: 2010, MTB Travel, Southern Utah — anotherheader @ 10:30 pm

Navajo Lake is twenty miles from Brian Head.  On Ross’s departure day, the easily accessible Navajo Lake Loop was our choice.  The 10-mile loop around the lake with minimal climbing makes for good short ride.

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Brian Head: Dark Hollow and Bunker Creek

Filed under: 2010, MTB Travel, Southern Utah — anotherheader @ 9:58 pm

Becky on the ridge high above Panguitch Lake

Brian Head Utah is situated at 9,600 feet in the southern Wasatch Range. Aside from lift assisted biking at the ski resort, the area offers numerous (more…)

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