All posts tagged: mountains

Rescue from Machu Picchu by Eliot Wilner

January 2010, Urubamba River Valley On January 24 we boarded a train in Ollantaytambo for the twenty-six mile ride to the town of Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu where almost all tourists book overnight accommodations.  Train service had been interrupted during the previous […]

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Notier Frontiers: An Interview

Tim and Marissa Notier have recently returned from Peru and later this month are going to ride their motorcycle across Africa. We met at Overland Expo West in  May 2019 and chatted about their travels. Since then I’ve read their books and wanted to run […]


Writer’s Retreat

With twenty acres to hike, views of distant mountains and mesas in the high desert, this is a unique place. Think of it as “Rustic Camping” with the simple life of wood stoves, writing in the daytime, and a huge view of mesas and mountains. […]

Sidekick by Shelli Rottschafer

I pull out of my driveway.  The cooler rests in the well of the passenger side. My hiking boots stand at attention behind my seat waiting to be strapped on my feet. And, Makeda, my canine child is loaded in the back. Together we are […]

Glacier Bay by Anne Jacobson

  Dusty feet dragged several paces behind me on a curving forest pathway hemming a sunlit bay. The sound of whining children must surely be excellent bear repellent, this small nugget was among the riches of this Alaskan summer morning. Daniel and Maya had been […]

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The Mountain by Teresa Janssen

                                       The Mountain                                     By Teresa H. Janssen   Village life in the upper reaches of the Ecuadorian rainforest continued among the trees and flowers. By April, the suffocating heat gave way to the cooler winds of the rainy season soon to start. […]

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