The path from Imerovigli to Oia, Santorini is a top thing to do. The views of the Caldera are spectacular and the town of Oia is fun to visit.
Preveli Beach and Palm Grove in Crete, Greece
Preveli Beach and the Palm Grove are located in southern Crete. The grove surrounds a river flowing to the sea from a steep gorge. The trek down, although steep with lots of steps but amazing views.
A Steep Hike Down to Seitan Limania Beach, Crete
Seitan Limania Beach was another must see for us on our September 2019 trip to Crete. After hiking to the Katholiko Monastery in the morning, we decided a trip to the beach would be perfect. Seitan Limania Beach, translated to Satan’s Harbor, was our choice. It is a beautiful beach hidden in a cove on…
Hike to Katholiko Monastery in Crete
Another beautiful day in Crete and we decided to hike to Katholiko Monastery and then on to the sea. Also known as, Moni Katholiko, it is considered the oldest monastery in Crete, dating back to the 11th century. Founded by St John the Hermit, this monastery is built into the Avlaki Gorge on the North…
Balos Beach Adventure, Crete, Greece
Balos Beach Balos Beach was one adventure on our “must do” list on our trip to Crete. We arrived in Crete on September 23rd 2019 and early the next morning set out. We were staying at Domes Noruz in Chania and the drive was about an hour and a half away. The Domes Noruz is…
Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River
Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is a treat for any adventure seeker. Flowing through the mountains of Idaho, the scenery is spectacular. This trip also includes some short but awesome hikes in the area.
Deer Mountain Trail-Worth the Effort
Deer Mountain Trail in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park boasts beautiful panoramas. From the summit you can view Estes Park looking down.
Emerald Lake Trail, Colorado, A Perfect Hike
Emerald Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park is a great place for a hike. Featuring three lakes and alpine peaks this 3.5 mile round trip hike is definitely a must do for hikers!
Hells Canyon, Rafting the Snake River
What and Where is Hells Canyon? Hells Canyon! The name alone is a bit intriguing. In July 2015 I set out on a solo trip to join an outfitter group to river raft the mighty Snake River for a 5 day trip through Hells Canyon. Hells canyon is the deepest gorge in North America, even…
A Rough Hike up the Bright Angel Trail at the Grand Canyon
Sometimes hikes are not the perfect scenario we have in our mind and become more difficult than planned. In May, 2018, I found this to be true, and due to many factors, my hike up the Bright Angel Trail at the Grand Canyon was much more difficult than it needed to be. Thanks to the generosity of strangers, this hike was all the more special.
Exploring Maquoketa Caves
The Marquoketa Caves in Iowa are a fun place to visit and explore. There are many caves throughout the park and are connected through various trails.
Our Black Hills Hiking and Road Trip-Part 3
The Black Hills in South Dakota have amazing hiking trails with unusual yet beautiful rock formations along with fun and picture perfect scenic drives. This is the last post in a series of three about our South Dakota Trip.
Our Black Hills Hiking and Road Trip-Part 2
Visiting the Black Hills is a great adventure. Along with seeing Mt. Rushmore and viewing wildlife, we also hiked to the highest peak in South Dakota. Once to the top of the peak, we climbed an old fire watch tower, so much to see!
Our Black Hills Hiking and Road Trip-Badlands
Black Hills in South Dakota is a great place for a road trip. We enjoyed hiking, site seeing, watching buffalo herds and even some kayaking. This is the first is a 3 part series. We also visited The Badlands and Scots Bluff Nebraska.