The 2,653-mile journey from Mexico to Canada takes several months and is just as mentally grueling. Those that complete the winding path through a beautiful country in full immersion with nature, have their outlook on life changed forever.
For those of us not physically and mentally motivated to be thru-hikers, the good news is we can still enjoy visual highlights of what they see.
The PCT has numerous access trails from west and east. I passed a PCT thru-hiker once who had 2,500 miles under his belt.
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Solitude & skiing
Even in the ‘empty nester’ years, it’s fun to strap on skis or snowshoes for a trek in the snowy wonderland
Upgrading by downsizing
Builder believes tiny homes have large variety of uses
Chocolatier follows her heart
A long and winding road to doing what she loves:
Taking an off-grid break during the pandemic
As the owners of Ravenous Catering located in Monitor, Valarie Gilmour and Dave Toal are usually very busy people, but in 2020 the lack of weddings and large gatherings gave them time to indulge their wanderlust.
Our stories continue: Filling a heart with joy
MY BEST DAY 2020
Joy for both dogs and humans in walking
It's the BEST Day because I live here & I live now
What makes the best day for me? Any day at all that I wake up in the USA.
Hair-raising resolutions for the New Year
New Year’s Eve traditions
Catching up with 4 artists and their creations
It’s always a pleasure talking with artists about their projects, but it’s especially nice to check in after a few years and hear about continuing growth and new directions.
ZOOMING IN ON EAGLES
‘Armed with a Nikon 5600 camera, plus two lenses — a wide-angle and a zoom — I was down at the eagle’s nest for hours at a time. Waiting for the eggs to hatch, watching the parents bring in food.’
Ana Leovy – Confetti in Cancún
Ana Leovy’s glass is half full, effervescent with bubbles, ready to toast the day and share the good news. Maybe on a solo stroll, maybe with friends and neighbors, the message is clear in her ripe gouache and acrylic pictures. Follow the light like a sunflower, lounge proud with purpose. A tropical storm delayed our conversation, but didn’t dampen her spirits.
Spend evenings under the stars in San Miguel de Allende.
Installing ICON’s Stage 4 suspension system on a ’13 Ford SVT Raptor
From mountain refuges to nature reserves, island hideaways to tropical rainforests, these sublime secluded places offer the perfect escape from the modern world.
INFLUENCERS BEHAVING ADLY: MEXICO KICKS THEM OUT OF RUINS
Archaeological authorities in Mexico said they kicked cast members of a popular local “Jersey Shore”-style reality shows out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved “immaturely” and refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules.
THE RISE & FALL OF THE MEXICAN SUGAR LOAF
Although the signature highcrowned Mexican sombrero may rarely be worn today, it remains a powerful symbol of Mexico’s struggle a century ago for liberty, equality and freedom.
Pancho Villa and the El Paso Connection
¡AY CHIHUAHUA! HOW THIS STRATEGIC U.S. TOWN LAUNCHED THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION
Guns of Mexico's Freedom Fighters
During Mexico’s 1910 Revolution, rebel forces fought with muzzle-loaders, lever-action and bolt-action repeaters—even machine guns.
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