Meet Bigfoot’s Florida Cousin!

Skunk Apes are omnivores, with the ability to climb and make beds out of leafy branches, there are an estimated 7 – 9 of them in the Everglades, they like alligator caves, smell like rotten eggs, and they love lima beans. Skunk Apes lead a nomadic, hunter/gatherer existence, have a good memory and exceptional hearing. We had to find one for ourselves, so we headed deep into the Florida Everglades… CONTINUE READING >>
Skunk Apes are omnivores, with the ability to climb and make beds out of leafy branches, there are an estimated 7 – 9 of them in the Everglades, they like alligator caves, smell like rotten eggs, and they love lima beans. Skunk Apes lead a nomadic, hunter/gatherer existence, have a good memory and exceptional hearing. We had to find one for ourselves, so we headed deep into the Florida Everglades… CONTINUE READING >>

It’s Manatee Time Again!

Florida’s west coast  is a manatee Mecca.

At least a dozen manatees began their leisurely evening swim out to the open water – passing right under our bridge! We gasped as we saw mama manatees with their calves in… CONTINUE READING >>

Florida’s west coast  is a manatee Mecca.

At least a dozen manatees began their leisurely evening swim out to the open water – passing right under our bridge! We gasped as we saw mama manatees with their calves in… CONTINUE READING >>

We Had Our Minds Blown at Chichén-Itzá in Mexico

Continuing with Native American Heritage Month, and as a reminder that Native American doesn’t only mean in the United States, we revisit our trip to Chichén-Itzá…
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Continuing with Native American Heritage Month, and as a reminder that Native American doesn’t only mean in the United States, we revisit our trip to Chichén-Itzá…
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There’s No Denying Denali is Da Bomb! Alaska’s Beauty at its Best

Scenery that’s just too spectacular to be real!

There’s no place like it on earth. We skirted precariously along cliffs, hiked among magnificent mountains, and learned how to react when we came upon a grizzly in the wild (this goes against every human fight-or-flight instinct!). Oh, and there’s that bit about the town that has a cat for a mayor… CONTINUE READING

Scenery that’s just too spectacular to be real!

There’s no place like it on earth. We skirted precariously along cliffs, hiked among magnificent mountains, and learned how to react when we came upon a grizzly in the wild (this goes against every human fight-or-flight instinct!). Oh, and there’s that bit about the town that has a cat for a mayor… CONTINUE READING

Yellowstone – What a Gas Hole!

We continue our look at ways to travel during the Covid-19 pandemic with a look at Yellowstone.  National Parks are a good way to enjoy a getaway while still keeping our social distance.
Permanently set aside in 1872, Yellowstone is home to two-thirds of all the geysers in the world… 
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We continue our look at ways to travel during the Covid-19 pandemic with a look at Yellowstone.  National Parks are a good way to enjoy a getaway while still keeping our social distance.
Permanently set aside in 1872, Yellowstone is home to two-thirds of all the geysers in the world… 
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Venice Anyone?

Every now and then we get a chance to scratch something off of one of our bucket lists. Visiting Venezia was one of those opportunities. It’s even possible that this wonderful “City of Canals” had been a tiny sore spot in our otherwise… CONTINUE READING >>
Every now and then we get a chance to scratch something off of one of our bucket lists. Visiting Venezia was one of those opportunities. It’s even possible that this wonderful “City of Canals” had been a tiny sore spot in our otherwise… CONTINUE READING >>

Discovering the Lost City of the Inca, Machu Picchu

A harrowing bus ride, brushes with llamas, and inexplicable happenings – and even when visiting a wonder of the world, your GypsyNesters can sniff out some weird regional food!
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A harrowing bus ride, brushes with llamas, and inexplicable happenings – and even when visiting a wonder of the world, your GypsyNesters can sniff out some weird regional food!
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Damn, That’s One Big Dam! The Delta Works of Holland

Dubbed one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, the Delta Works is an engineering marvel.

The Dutch have been on a mission to protect themselves against the ocean’s onslaught since the mushy low country was first settled…CONTINUE READING >>

Dubbed one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, the Delta Works is an engineering marvel.

The Dutch have been on a mission to protect themselves against the ocean’s onslaught since the mushy low country was first settled…CONTINUE READING >>