These Swimming-pool Streets | Spoken Word from Run Softly

the pavement melts beneath feet and under the gaze of the Sun day after day after ancient day; under the sheer friction heat of shoe soles car tires glass glazes stone mazes tarmac cowers and drips and melts through the soil and clay, hot with hot bodies diving and dancing Continue Reading

5 Mistakes Beginner Backpackers Make

Hey y’all! Dixie here. Today I wanna talk to you about five common mistakes that beginning backpackers often make. Now, I’m not knocking the beginners, but, any professional just wasn’t born a professional. I mean, Michael Jordan didn’t pop out of the womb, start taking his first steps while perfectly Continue Reading

Grand Canyon Hiking and other ways to get to the bottom of the Canyon

Welcome to Part 9 of GrandCanyon.com’s “10 Most Frequently Asked Questions and the Questions You SHOULD Be Asking…” …about planning a Grand Canyon vacation. Last week, we talked about the infinite possibilities there are for a week-long vacation… …in the American Southwest. Today we’re going to discuss hiking in the Continue Reading

Mongolian horse racing. Part 1./ Монгольские скачки. Часть 1.

Speak Mongolian I can hardly imagine what is it going to be look like The idea of just to mount our horses and go – I’m not sure Somehow these horses look very sad….. Speak Mongolian. – Taking in consideration that they have been catching these horses in the desert Continue Reading

Good Days & Bad Days: The Backcountry Wardens of Jasper National Park

An average day? Well an average day is, first thing, get up And um… find your horses Maybe… make a cup of coffee, start a fire and grab a cup of coffee on your way out the door And bring your horses back and then, get your horses packed up Continue Reading