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Uncover the Outdoor Adventurer in You

You enjoy watching Discovery channel and Animal Planet and secretly wish you were one of the characters in the show, taking part in an outdoor adventure. Despite these desires you never seem to have the outdoor adventures you yearn for.

Hidden Gems of Derbyshire-Lumsdale Valley near Matlock

Lumsdale Valley, hidden away and unknown even to many residents, has a charm and magic recognised by all that see it. Located near Matlock in Derbyshire, Lumsdale Valley is an outstandingly beautiful area with a very interesting history.

The Lighthouses of the Outer Banks

On a dark night, far from the shores of North Carolina, ships may be guided safely to their respective ports by the beams of lighthouses and stations bordering the Outer Banks. Just as the lighthouses represent a means of security for sailors finding their way through difficult weather at sea, they also symbolize the romanticism of the nautical life. Each year, thousands of visitors come to the Outer Banks to see these impressive monuments, if only to briefly live vicariously through the light keepers of old and enjoy the stories they have to tell.

Caribbean Island Profiles-Anguilla Beaches

Anguilla is located in the Caribbean Sea, the northern most island in the Leeward Island chain. It’s nearest neighbor to the south is St. Martin/Sint Maarten. It has a population of just 12000 inhabitants, is sixteen miles long and three miles wide at its widest point.

The Beautiful Natural Attractions of the Caribbean

Many Caribbean natural attractions attract thousands of people to that collection of tropical islands every year. Coupled with these Caribbean natural attractions are the modern resorts, historical ruins, and a great shopping experience that makes it the ideal vacation destination.

Yachting in the Caribbean

Caribbean yachting is different from other forms of Caribbean water sports because a yacht is far roomier and it offers you the chance to enjoy your vacation away from hotels and on a boat.

Carnival in the Caribbean

A Caribbean carnival is held every year to celebrate life. Many years ago, the Catholics in Italy began the tradition of having a costume festival before the first day of Lent. During Lent, Catholics are not permitted to eat meat and the act of putting meat away is was called cane vale back then, so that is what this festival got named. The rest, as they say, is history.

Water Sports in the Caribbean

The Caribbean islands are the best place for people who enjoy water sports. Whether your own preference is on the water or below it, Caribbean water sports have something to offer you including swimming, waterskiing, sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, and so on.

Compact Binoculars: Carry-On Convenience

Compact binoculars are an answer to the needs of every outdoor enthusiast who has to travel light. Keep them as a back-up for your regular pair and a stand-by to fit easily in your pocket, purse of glove compartment.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites-Visit 5 in Alberta

A description of the 5 UNESCO world Heritage Sites in Alberta

Dog Sledding – Preparing for Alaska

You do not have to live in Alaska, or any snowy place, if you want to practice dog sledding. There are simple things that you can do to begin training whenever you are.

Organic Bug Spray

You can purchase an herbal bug spray called Buzz Away in your local health food store. A little goes a long way, and it’s quite effective. The animals don’t really like it and try to get away from it when you spray it on their fur or on their herbal flea collars, but during tick season, it’s worth it. If you want to make your own though (or use it as a very inexpensive room deodorizer) here’s a recipe for you:

Doggin’ America’s Historic Canals

America’s abandoned canals have been converted into recreational paradises for hiking with your dog. Flat and easy to walk, check these canals out and try to wipe the wag off your dog’s tail.

How To Follow A Trail

The more you take your dog hiking, the more you are exposed to the different ways parks mark their trails. The best parks will provide you with a mapboard to study, a trail map to take along, brief trail descriptions – including distances – of what to expect, well-marked trails, and junction signs.

Doggin’ The Big City

If you watch David Letterman at all during the fall I can guarantee you will hear him say that this is the best time of year to visit New York City. He says it every year about the fall weather in NYC. So what if you want to take a trip to New York – or the other big cities of the Northeast that are similarly at their most attractive – and want to take your active dog…

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