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HIGH ON ADVENTURE 
Feature stories and photoessays for the Adventurous Traveler
Back issues @ Travel Destinations
APRIL, 2014 Vol 18 , No. 2  Lynn Rosen, Content Editor; Steve Giordano, Web Editor

  Bear skiing on roof

A ZIPPY-QUICK BLEND OF PAST AND PRESENT IN PARK CITY, UTAH, by Lee Juillerat 
The Last Chance run at Deer Valley is a stop-and-gawk run. Several starter castle homes flanking the run feature sculptures, including a staggering, life-sized bull elk, with a mom and baby elk semi-hidden in the trees. More whimsical are wooden raccoons and bears, some reading, cavorting on the porch, climbing a tree and, most unbearably funny, skiing on the roof....more

  Driving a locomotive

OUR CHILDHOOD MODEL ENGINE COMES TO LIFE: Driving a Real F-7A Locomotive! by Ted and George Blishak  As a kid I wanted to grow up to be a locomotive engineer. As an adult I did become an engineer -- the Silicon Valley electronic kind – but sometimes still felt the urge to occupy the right hand seat of a streamlined diesel locomotive.....more

 

 
 
Maya priest

ABANDONED CITIES OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO, by Vicki Hoefling Andersen
We’re in the midst of the Lacandón Jungle, whose heart lies within the UNESCO Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve extending from Chiapas, Mexico, into Guatemala and the southern Yucatán Peninsula. Still dotted with small Maya villages, many of their abandoned cities long buried within this vast rainforest have been revealed. ...more

 
  Whistler
 

WHISTLER-BLACKCOMB, BC, CANADA: Skiing, Zip-lining, and Bobsledding with Legendary 'Cool Runnings' Jamaican Coach Pat Brown, by Larry Turner We had several runs carving fresh, gleeful tracks, the first skier tracks of the day on Angel's Dust and Hughes Heaven. I had to laugh because I photographed John making fresh lines with my camera's underwater setting...a setting which I used many times while snorkeling in Hawaii last year....more

 
  Portlandia statue

LYNN ROSEN DOES PORTLANDIA: (Coming soon)
always keeping it weird but always keeping it cool. She steps out of the flyway and Amtraks it down the coast, then visits two spectacular venues: Lan Su Chinese Gardens in downtown Portland and the Pittock Mansion museum, 1,000 feet above the city. All are adventures any traveller would relish and always remember.

  Tassajara

TASSAJARA ZEN MOUNTAIN CENTER SUMMER 2014 GUEST SCHEDULE

Only accessible by 4-wheel drive vehicles via a 14-mile dirt road, Tassajara is an eco-efficient paradise garnering 100% of its energy from solar panels and the local hot springs. Generations of settlers and visitors have come ever since seeking renewal and tranquility....more

 

 


 
     
 
     
     
     
 

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