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HIGH ON ADVENTURE, the adventure travel magazine 
Feature stories and photoessays for the Adventurous Traveler
Back issues @ Travel Destinations
JULY/AUGUST, 2019 Vol 23 , No. 4  
Lynn Rosen, Content Editor; Steve Giordano, Web Editor

 

Grand Canyon hikers resting

 

 

White Stallion Ranch horseback riding

 

 

Crater Lake swan dive

 
 

EXPLORING PHANTOM RANCH DURING GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK'S 100TH YEAR (1919-2019)
by Larry Turner

 

WHITE STALLION DUDE RANCHArizona
by Yvette
Cardozo






EXPERIENCING CRATER LAKE, OREGON
Swim, Fish, Hike, Bike or Take a Trolley

by Lee Juillerat


 
 

Less than 1% of Grand Canyon visitors hike below the rim and among the baby boomer generation (to which both of us belong), the percentage of visitors trekking to the bottom of the Canyon slips into the .001 percentile.







Once a week the ranch holds a rodeo where the owner explains barrel racing (which is limited to women), bulldogging, where you ride alongside a racing steer that is sometimes going 35 mph...

 

 



July through September are the months when, most often, Crater Lake and hidden pockets away from Rim Drive can be seen and experienced. While most visitors see the lake only out of car windows and at lake overlooks, there are better ways.

 
 

 

 

 

Walk your bike sign

Guatemala San Bartolo mural

 


Douz sandscape

 


THE JOY OF CYCLING
by Steve Giordano


DISCOVERING THE MAYA PART 2
by Vicki Andersen

 

 

FROM TUNISIA’S MOUNTAIN OASES TO ITS SAHARAN SAND DUNES - IT’S ALL ADVENTURE
by Habeeb Salloum, M.S.M.

 







Did you ever stop to think that the passenger on a bicycle is also the engine? H.G. Wells said, "When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race."


What was an unknown civilization just 150 years ago, teams of archaeologists and scholars from around the world spearheaded projects exploring, excavating and restoring these ancient Maya cities.

 

 




“But did we not come to see oases and desert?” Jane, a lady in our group asked. Abd al-Fatah smiled, “We will glory for a while in seducing-decadence, before tackling mountains and deserts.”

   

Cemetery dead end sign

Selfie

Ottolock on bike




 


 
 

AIRB&B-ing THROUGH CANADA'S MARITIMES
by Brad Hathaway


AWAY IS HOME
Kids do dangerous things on vacation
by Christopher Elliott

OTTOLOCK: THE SUPERMAN OF BIKE LOCKS, a review by Lynn Rosen



 
 





This was very different from a hotel or motel stop. It was at the end of a cul de sac and the "Dead End" sign, being on the edge of a small local cemetery, seemed altogether appropriate. A neighbor came out of an adjacent house and told us of the history of the cemetery. He pointed out that all of the graves were positioned with the deceased's feet toward the east so they could "stand facing God on judgment day."

 

Once the province of family vacations and honeymoons, Maui has become increasingly renowned as the "it" place for singles. And is it any wonder? With its ‘Grammable landscapes, award-winning dining scene, and abundance of activities, it’s the perfect place to find yourself—or your next S.O. (even if it’s just a holiday romance).



Although no lock is ever bullet-proof, Ottolock  proves a great deterrent to bike thieves. Its best use is as a quick, light-weight lock-up for short stops in populated places. This looks like a simple cinch tie, weighs a lot less than a U-Bolt lock, fits in a pocket and best of all, needs no pesky key. Lynn Rosen takes a look at this versatile version of a way to secure your two-wheeler.


 



 
     

 


     
 

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 Comments and Suggestions: lynrosen@gmail.com; rsgiordano@gmail.com
 
   
         
   
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