Exploring Subic Bay and the Bataan Peninsula

The Philippines: Exploring Subic Bay and the Bataan Peninsula

Exploring Subic Bay and the Bataan Peninsula We spent four days in Subic Bay and the Bataan Peninsula.  During this time, we took a trip to Corregidor Island, explored the towns of Subic Bay and Olongapo, and visited as many of Bataan’s attractions as we could. Here’s what we found: 1. Subic Bay: the Town and the “Boardwalk” Subic Bay is not a resort town. This part of town was all part of a large US navel operation[…]

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Green River, Utah

Snapshots of the American West: Green River, Utah

Snapshots from the American West Green River, Utah   Green River Utah, where mule trains traveling the Old Spanish Trail from Santa Fe to Los Angeles forded the swift running Green River. Today the small town is little more than an overnight stop for those making the same journey. Even though Green River doesn’t look like much to those just passing through, the town has a variety of natural treasures that she keeps well hidden.[…]

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Old West in Durango

USA: Finding the Old West in Durango, CO

Finding the Old West in Durango, CO   Finding the old west in Durango, Colorado is often a matter of walking down Main Ave. From the historic Gaslight theater to the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot, past the old Tyme photo studio – a wild west themed costume portrait studio, to  the historic Diamond Belle Saloon, the west – and the culture that grew from it, is alive and well in Durango Colorado.[…]

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Menges

Slovenia: Small Adventures in Ordinary Towns

Small Adventures in Ordinary Towns   Today I went to Menges. If you don’t know where that is, that’s ok. If you do know where that is, I suspect I can guess your hobby.  Menges (pronounced Men-gesh) is a very ordinary-looking town that the bus passes through between the airport and Ljubljana. From the main road the town is little more than a collection of ordinary homes and a pretty bell tower. To be honest,[…]

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