Iceland Volcano

Iceland. We spent most of our time around Reykjavik. There were countless highlights on the tourist checklist, most centered in proximity to the capital city. We saw waterfalls, thermal pools and whales. In the end, it was a spur of the moment drive that ended up being the coolest thing we did. One day, toward the end of the trip, we had a little extra time. We made a journey to Snaefellsjokull National Park on Snæfellsnes peninsula to see a big volcano. Snæfellsjökull volcano was the setting for Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne. That made it a must stop on our itinerary. It was early spring and the air was cool and the days were already getting longer. We knew we had about ten hours to make the round trip to the national park located about three hours northwest of Reykjavik.

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To Summit Up: Part 3 – Cucamonga

by Kerry Lambert April 10, 2015

CUCAMONGA PEAK Via Icehouse Canyon summit: 8,859 feet, 14 miles, 4300 ft. elevation gain “Expectation is the root of all heartache.” —Shakespeare We were determined not to repeat our late arrival at Mt. Wilson, where we drove into a full lot at 6 a.m. Fool us once. So we arrived, pumped and ready, at the […]

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Looking Up and Down on Mount Dana

by Christopher T. Wood September 8, 2014

A decade ago, I looked up at Mount Dana. Last weekend, I summoned my inner Captain Ahab and attempted to climb that very same Yosemite Valley peak.

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Scenes From Central Park

by Tony Shea August 11, 2014

The weather was perfect over the weekend in New York City – low humidity, virtually cloudless, with temperatures in the low 80’s – sending droves of folks into Central Park for some fun in the sun. These photos were taken on Saturday, August 10, 2014.

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Let’s Go to the Bronx Zoo – Shall We?

by Tony Shea July 30, 2014

The weather has been wonderful lately in jolly ole’ New York, perfect for continuing my exploration of the city’s innumerable landmarks. I am nothing if not a tourist at heart. A couple of weeks ago I walked across the Brooklyn Bridge. This week, I’m off to the Bronx Zoo. At 265 acres, and with more than 4,000 […]

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