Monthly Archives: July 2012

Discovering the Unexpected in the Crown of the Continent – Sliding Rocks, Falling Buffalo and Damn Good Beer


Our plan was simple:  to hike, camp, ride horses and enjoy nature in two of America’s most spectacular national parks, Glacier and Waterton Lakes (Canada).  Who knew, though, that we’d also learn about ancient animal massacres?  Or, that we’d view … Continue reading

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Once-Glacier, Still-Water(ton) National Parks: The Bear Essentials


Glacier National Park – you’d think it’d be all about glaciers, wouldn’t you?  I certainly did, and hoped to see some during our recent 10-day visit.  It wouldn’t be the first time I’d experience a ‘persistent body of ice, at … Continue reading

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Tourism or Terrorism: Only the Elephant Knows


A few days ago, in search of pictures of myself doing yoga in unusual places, I looked at photos from my 2008 trip to India and Nepal.   As I flipped through them, I was struck at how foreign they seemed.  … Continue reading

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