As I write this post, the Outer Banks of North Carolina are being pummeled by Hurricane Irene. All those beautiful places we visited as a family just a few short weeks ago are in danger of being damaged or swept away. It is likely that the landscape will shift and […]
The Outer Banks of the North Carolina Atlantic Coast – aka OBX – has a draw to it. There’s a palpable sense of place. The term OBX conjures up images of seaside cottages with porches and Adirondack Chairs, lighthouses, pirates and summer vacations. The book cover of Anne Rivers Siddons’ […]
On a hot, sunny weekend in June, travel hags from Maryland and Delaware came together for a weekend of fun camping out in Janes Island State Park in Crisifeld, Maryland. We hitched up the r-pod camper to go the few short miles to Janes Island which is located at the […]
Revving up for our Travel Hag Campout this weekend in Janes Island, I discovered many of my hag friends have never been camping and are daunted by the thought of living outside with bugs and dirt with no place to pee. Camping is easy, especially with the great gear available […]
Kayaking on flat water is something almost anyone can do easily. The hardest thing about kayaking is getting in and getting out. The benefits of operating a personal watercraft in such scenic settings as we have on the Eastern Shore are too many to mention here. Well save that for subsequent posts. This video shows two travel hags both over 60 with health challenges, getting into a kayak for the first time … and loving it.
I’ve lived in Maryland all my life. She’s just a little over 10,000 square miles, but this state has all a visitor or native could want for recreation and fun. Two major cities – Baltimore and Washington, DC, offer unparalleled venues for culture, entertainment, food and art. To the west […]
Many of my friends show interest when I mention Dan and I love the outdoors. We kayak, fly fish, hike and explore the hidden landscapes along less-traveled back roads. But in some circles, when I mention camping, the conversation slows – even stops. Then I hear that worn-out, heard-it-a-million-times […]