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Zion National Park: History and Activities

When the original Mormon settlers in southwest Utah saw the fantastically shaped 3,000-foot sandstone cliffs that formed the canyon of the north fork Virgin River, just north of present-day Springdale, they decided the terrain resembled Zion, the heavenly city described in the Old Testament. Mormon leader Brigham Young, hearing that Read more…

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Grand Canyon: Toroweap

Experts say a good way to remember somebody’s name is to associate it an object or picture. If you meet a man named Miller, you think of a windmill or a pepper grinder, then recall that image when you meet him again. When I first met John Riffey in late Read more…

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European Backpacking: 4 Ways To Save Money

Book UK trains online, but don’t worry about Mainland European ones. In most of mainland Europe, trains seem to cost around €10 per hour of travel, with no difference for online purchase. The UK however is a much different story, with trains heavily discounted online. See nationalrail.co.uk. Take advantage of Read more…

By Webster, ago