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Taking on the Tolt on an Icelandic Horse

Taking on the Tolt on an Icelandic Horse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 31, 2021 0

Small but strong, with a thick tail and a gorgeous, flowing mane, an Icelandic horse always inspires dreams of gracefully galloping over an ice- and snow-encrusted landscape on the back of a beautiful and

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The Ahwahnee: Yosemite’s Iconic National Park Lodge

The Ahwahnee: Yosemite’s Iconic National Park Lodge

Emily Goodheart August 7, 2021 0

A Yosemite nature tour would not be complete without a stay at The Ahwahnee, a gem among national park lodges with a historical legacy. Travelers on An Insider’s Journey into Yosemite will spend three nights inside

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Post-Pandemic, Learning to Trust Again from a Gray Whale

Post-Pandemic, Learning to Trust Again from a Gray Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 1, 2021 0

The longest recorded migration by a mammal was made by a gray whale. In 2015, a female made a journey of nearly 14,000 miles from Russia to Mexico and back. (Zebras hold the longest

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Paring Down: Patagonia in 10 Photos

Paring Down: Patagonia in 10 Photos

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 26, 2021 0

For the past year, now, your travels have probably been small ones, perhaps no farther than your own backyard or local park. So, if you’re like me—until it feels more comfortable getting out and

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Utah’s Canyons: Structures, Spectacles and Straight-Up Lands

Utah’s Canyons: Structures, Spectacles and Straight-Up Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 1, 2020 0

A strange, three-sided, metallic monolith was discovered in an undisclosed spot somewhere in Utah’s canyons during a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep on November 18, 2020. The Utah Department of Public Safety workers who

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Memorable Travels, Where Part of You Remains

Memorable Travels, Where Part of You Remains

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 3, 2020 0

On a windy, cold, late October afternoon, I walked the streets of the little, sub-Arctic town of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, alone. I had just arrived there by plane, and I had a bit of

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Our Needs to Walk and to Talk Are Satisfied by Travel

Our Needs to Walk and to Talk Are Satisfied by Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 20, 2020 0

The human body was designed to walk. In fact, humans walk better than any other species on Earth. And very few things in our lives boost health, instill creativity and relieve stress more than taking

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Rare Moments with Monarch Butterflies in Mexico

Rare Moments with Monarch Butterflies in Mexico

Natural Habitat Adventures October 7, 2020 0

As we navigate through a since-COVID-world these days, I’m constantly reminded of the merits and necessity of travel. Sure, there are those highlight moments such as the first time you see the Eiffel Tower,

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