Roaming in the California Footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson My affair with Robert Louis Stevenson started early, I was five or six. Daddy read Treasure Island aloud from a thick volume with illustrations by N. C. Wyeth while we three girls took turns sitting next to him on the couch. Little me enjoyed a kindredContinue reading “Robert Louis Stevenson in Calistoga, California”
Last week of January, 2012, I hopped on a bus to Congee Beach and walked up the coast line on a really nicely constructed walking path that skirts the coast for 6 KM up to Bondi Beach. The point north of Congee is notable for a metal and concrete memorial to the Australians killed inContinue reading “Congee Beach to Bondi Beach”
Walking:: DC Except for the stretch near Georgetown where the water is often low and the trash piles up, the C&O Canal on the Maryland side of the Potomac River is a splendid stretch. You can walk nearly 200 miles without making a U-ey in this National Park. The path along Great Falls Canal on the Virginia side ofContinue reading “Walks in Washington DC”
Follow in the footsteps of travel journalist L. Peat O’Neil. Markers for gîtes, country inns, farms and Cathar castles in the Pyrénées region of France. Read more at: http://PyrénéesPilgrimage.Wordpress.com Book is available through Amazon and soon to be released in Kindle version as well.
Staying home to conserve fuel and financial resources? You’re on a Staycation. This summer — or winter– take the time to explore your own backyard, walk through a local park, or tour the county historical society museum. No need to book out-of-town on a carbon-hearty expedition.