The City of Light in Four Days, Part Two

DAY 2 Paris: We Score a Touchdown At Our Lady of Paris **Becauseitzthere is typically a hiking and outdoor adventure blog. But from time to time we will feature other sorts of travel and leisure on these pages. In other words...fu fu travel. And it don't get no more fu than Paris.** Day Two was …

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The City of Light in Four Days, Part One

Paris in Four Days **Becauseitzthere is typically a hiking and outdoor adventure blog. But from time to time we will feature other sorts of travel and leisure on these pages. In other words...fu fu travel. And it don't get no more fu than Paris. After completing the grueling challenge of the Tour Du Mont Blanc …

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Two Miles of Wow…The Best of the Linville Gorge Wilderness, Continued

Part II: The Chimneys, Linville Gorge Wilderness, NC *Along with Table Rock, we have added the nearby Chimney’s to our list of Best Hikes in The Southern Appalachians and Carolinas…and with an exclamation point! Both can be regarded as a single hike…Making for two solid miles of WOW! We just can’t say enough about the …

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Canyon at the Edge of a Neon City

Day 4: Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas With regrets we said goodbye Zion Canyon. We had done what we had set out to...explore the great canyon and do as much hiking as was possible. But we still had a LOT of unfinished business here, enough for at least one more trip. We departed, vowing to …

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Observation (exclamation) Point

Day 3: Observation Point, Zion Canyon *We have added Observation Point to BecauseItzThere's list of Great Hikes in The US and Canada. It's hard to believe a hike could get much better...yet the almost universal consensus is that this hike ranks below Angels Landing and The Narrows,  both of which are Bucketlist Hikes. Need any …

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The Bowl Full of Wonders

Day 2: Bryce Canyon *Located less than 90 minutes north of Zion National Park is much less visited Bryce Canyon National Park. Though less epic in scale than Zion, it is photogenically AT LEAST as pleasing and a worthy place to to visit all by itself. If you are visiting Zion anyway and have time, …

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Zion: A Canyon of Biblical Proportions

Day 1: Zion Canyon *Note that Brian and Sylvia made the pilgrimage to Zion Canyon some five years ago. During this time, Brian, then a man of a 'certain age', has become a man of a certain age plus five years. Therefore, a few minor dramatic liberties have been taken with the account that follows...IE, …

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