The Beauty of Birdwatching in Northern Virginia
Away from the bustle of the Beltway and the imposing monuments of American history rests a part of Virginia where things happen more slowly, and for the better. Here the beautiful birds indigenous to northern Virginia flutter and frolic without a care in the world; the pilated Woodpeckers beat a rhythmic tattoo in search of food, the goldfinches dance in the air, and the majestic eagle soars over land settled by the early fathers. Northern Virginia is a birdwatcher’s paradise, literally and figuratively.Tent Poles
Tent poles are Aluminum or fiberglass poles that are used to erect tents. Most tent poles are collapsible and come in sections held together by shock-cords. Aluminum is more durable, while fiberglass is lighter.Bird Calls to Create Pressure Waves
For the last five years I have been traveling around United States of America in a very large motor home. I have been to every single city in the United States over 10,000 population and I have been to all the state parks.Coober Pedy – The Opal Capital Of Australia
Coober Pedy is without a doubt one of the most unique outback destinations in Australia. Set in a stark arid landscape often compared to Mars, this outback mining town where many people live underground is the source of most of the world’s precious opal production.The Flinders Ranges – An Accessible Australian Outback Destination
The Flinders Ranges are one of South Australia’s most popular outback tour destinations, and are world-renowned for their rugged mountain landscapes, spectacular gorges, sheltered sandy creeks lined with majestic River Red Gums, and their abundant flora and fauna. An authentic Australia outback destination, the Flinders Ranges are nevertheless easily accessible from the South Australian capital of Adelaide.Broome – The Pearl Capital of Australia
Broome is a remote outback town located on the Indian Ocean coastline of northwest Australia. It is the largest and best known settlement in the vast Kimberley region to the north of Western Australia, and has become an increasingly popular tour destination in recent years. Broome’s popularity is due to it’s unique history, unique cultural influences, it’s magnificent beaches and landscapes and it’s fantastic tropical climate.Lightning – Cell Phones, iPods Can Zap in a Thunderstorm, British Study Claims
Did you know that you can get hurt bad (even killed) by lightning if you are listening to your iPod or talking on your cell phone during a thunderstorm?Stay Healthy During Your Trip – How? Part-1
Sometimes a simple thing such as taking time off before your planned vacation to chalk out the possible health hazards and remedies could save you a lot of trouble. Here are a few risks you must add to your check list…Hilton Head Island Beaches: Top Spots for Sand & Surf on Your Vacation
Thinking of a beach vacation getaway? Hilton Head’s beaches are some of the best on the east coast. Check out our “crash course” on our island’s beaches – all designed to make your Hilton Head vacation better!Stay Healthy During Your Trip – How? Part-2
Sometimes a simple thing such as taking time off before your planned vacation to chalk out the possible health hazards and remedies could save you a lot of trouble. Here are a few more risks you must add to your check list…Grand Canyon Tours
In a helicopter or a plane, or just biking or walking on a trail, Grand Canyon tours are the best for the individuals with an adventurous nature. Studying the layers of sandstone or just taking the sight of the huge rock walls, Grand Canyon tours are full of adventure, excitement and fun. You can go for helicopter tours to get a view of the beautiful place from above, and enjoying the view of the captivating and splendid colors of nature in valleys, mountains, lakes and waterfalls. Or can go for a stroll studying the age of rocks, admiring the flora and fauna, and taking pleasure from the rushing fresh water around you.Walking in Pembrokeshire Treffgarne Gorge
A dramatic walk around Treffgarne Gorge, written for novices.Arizona Wild Fires; More Arson?
In watching these fires in Arizona and understanding the arson factor from the largest fires of the last half-decade there, it would appear that these are in fact arson started. We remember the big fire, which over took Showloh and that was started by an American Indian BLM worker.How to Build a Backyard Brush Pile
A brush pile is a place for birds to hide from predators and take shelter from extreme weather. It will also attract a variety of other wildlife that will hide in it, nest in it, or even eat it. Mound shaped brush piles range in size from about five feet (1.5 meters) in diameter to four or five times that size. The edge of a wood or field is a perfect place to build one.Summertime: Get to Know the Bugs That Buzz From Cousin to Cousin
You can take effective steps to make yourself inedible to insects, making it much easier to observe and get to know the ones that crawl or fly across your path as spring gives way to summer.