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A walk on the wild side

25 Sep I have no photographs of our white water rafting adventure, so I decided to put up this one of the lake we encountered at the top of our hiking trail outside Lake George in the Adirondacks

MOST rapids seemed to be named after people who had died or were rescued at the last minute from a terrible fate. Maybe someone long ago had thought that it would add to the thrill of rafting down the river, but to me it seemed rather depressing. I shivered in the sunlight.

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Chasing a Waterfall

19 Oct Waterfall Rappelling: Vertigo, Anyone?

COOKIES for the survivors!” yelled Nelson cheerfully as we climbed up a muddy slope made slippery by the driving tropical rain. It was not the right sentiment to warm the hearts of the dozen or so tourists about to voluntarily zip from treetop to treetop 400ft above the ground.

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Works of Worship

8 Aug Sunset at Tanah Lot Temple, Bali (Photo courtesy Ed Mans)

JUST 10 minutes had passed since I had dropped from the edge of the boat and into the shimmering blue water that lapped at the edge of a cove. In that interim, I had fallen on my face, my side and my rear a hundred times.

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