Kenya adventure: Horsing around the Masai Mara

Masai Warriors

Richard Powell joins a gonzo riding outfit to trek across Kenya’s epic game reserve, camping beneath the stars and hanging onto his horses.

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Bryce Canyon National Park: Open in the winter

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon with its beautiful red rock canyons and mystical hoodoo formations is actually open through winter. Imagine seeing snow in contrast with the beautiful red stone. Weather permitting, you could be in for a real treat.

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Anchorage day trip: Get up close and personal with a glacier

Portage Glacier

If you are visiting Anchorage, Alaska doing a land trip you can still find yourself face to face with a beautiful blue and white living glacier. Many think that to enjoy a glacier view, you have to be on one of those expensive Alaska cruises. But I found out differently. On a trip to Anchorage (I flew in), I found that there was a great little day trip where I could get up close and personal with a deep blue glacier. Check out the Portage Lake glacier cruises.

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Clean water equals good travel

North Lake Tahoe

It’s hard to believe there was a time when sewage and industrial waste flowed freely into our nation’s rivers and lakes. Thankfully that practice has been greatly curtailed as a result of The Clean Water Act, which today celebrates its 40th anniversary

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Mountains, waterfalls, and hiking in the Swiss Alps

Whether you love active winter sports or rejoice in summer’s cool mountain temperatures, you’ll experience an unforgettable vacation in nature’s grand playground, the Jungfrau region of the Swiss Alps.

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Healthy things to do during National Park Week

Zion National Park in Utah

With nearly 400 national parks – and free admission all week, April 21-29, 2012, this is the perfect opportunity to introduce a young person to a national park. By introducing kids to these majestic places, we give the gift of learning a healthy lifestyle and help guarantee the future of parks for future generations.

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