Horseback Riding in Ouray, Colorado

Horseback Riding in Ouray, Colorado

It’s no secret that Alan and I enjoy a trip to Ouray, Colorado. I’ve told you plenty about the 4-wheel-drive trails that wind through the San Juan Mountains around Ouray. But there’s more to do here than rattle baby boomer bones over rocky trails. You can jostle those same traveler’s bones while riding a horse. […]

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Exploring Native American History and Culture at the Amerind Museum

Baby boomers, are you planning a trip to Tucson? If you’re interested in Native American culture and archaeology, take the time to drive out to boulder-studded Texas Canyon for a visit to the Amerind Museum. Located in the Little Dragoon Mountains southeast of Tucson, the anthropological and archaeological museum houses the largest private collection of […]

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Delicious Hawaiian Breakfast Bread Recipe

Waianuhea Bead and Breakfast is no longer in business but this breakfast recipe is still delicious! What baby boomer traveler doesn’t love to eat? Trying recipes at home, based on regional dishes that you’ve experienced on the road, is a great way to keep the travel memories alive. From time to time, I share recipes […]

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Nuku Hiva

Cruising to Nuku Hiva

Updated 03.01.2015 Have you been to Nuku Hiva? Nuka whatta? Part of the Marquesas Islands group in the South Pacific, this is not your typical island in French Polynesia. Instead of resorts with over-the-water-bungalows and broad beaches, baby boomers will find a rugged landscape with horses roaming free and a definite off-the-beaten-path feel. Most baby […]

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national park photography tips

Tips for Photographing in U.S. National Parks

Updated: 12.01.2014 If  you’re looking for outdoor photography opportunities, then visit a U.S. national park. I remember the first time Alan and I saw Oxbow Bend in the Grand Tetons for the first time. “Let’s come back for a sunset shoot,” Alan said. We did, along with about 50 other photographers. I had never seen such an […]

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Living With History at Cross Creek

For a step back in literary time, baby boomer book lovers should visit Cross Creek, home of author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, on their next Florida vacation. Walking the grounds and buildings of the 1930’s Florida homestead is like entering  a pre-wired world. Here, Rawlings’ wrote her novels, including Pulitzer Prize winner, The Yearling, at a […]

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shelbourne villa

Experiencing New Zealand at Shelbourne Villa

Are you a baby boomer traveler who enjoys staying at bed and breakfasts? Join the club. Alan and I are big fans, as long as the bed and breakfast is high quality. And we especially appreciate owners or resident managers who take the time to introduce their region and way of life to us. That’s […]

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