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Going Local: Experiences and Encounters on the Road, by Tripatini member Nicholas Kontis
Hitting Lake Tahoe's Sweet Slopes - But in July??
Straddling northern California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe up in the Sierra Nevada mountains is North America's largest Alpine lake and the largest overall after the Great Lakes. Much of the surrounding mountains are devoted to tourism, and in wintertime that includes 15 ski/snow sports resort areas - more than any other lift-sized area in the U.S., site of the 1960 Winter Olympics and especially strong in the area of cross-country skiing. But this year, these areas are open till... keep reading
Nothing wrong with joining the crowds at Maho Bay to stand about five feet under jumbo jets coming in for a landing (what could possibly go wrong?), but I have a new favorite in Dutch Sint Maarten: Parotte Ville. It's really three attractions, because it includes an immense walk-in aviary for parrots, a heritage museum, and a medicinal herb garden. And I was amused to learn that the visionary behind Parotte Ville is a man named George Parotte, but this shouldn't have surprised me. After all, don't I know a chiropractor named... keep reading
photos | Holton, Ed Wetschler
Posted by Steve Mirsky on June 17, 2017 at 11:08am
Posted by Shannon Farley on June 13, 2017 at 9:20am