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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

While this isn’t the first national park, it’s a very important one. Our 26th president, Teddy Roosevelt, spent many happy seasons here in North Dakota hunting bison, exploring badlands, and developing a lifelong love for naturally wild areas. Fortunately, for … Continue reading

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Two Australian Zoos – March 2015

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Our old Hong Kong friend Cindy Hamilton recommended the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane. We hadn’t seen a koala yet, so we said sure, even though we aren’t usually zoo people. What a great recommendation! We spent the … Continue reading

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Australia Animalia – February 2015

Our first Australian animal sighting was a bird, an ibis. Since this one was new to us after seeing scarlet ibises in the US, we chased the birds through Sydney’s Royal Botanic Park to get pictures. Meanwhile, when we asked … Continue reading

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New Zealand animals – January 2015

Sheep, sheep, and more sheep. That’s what we expected to see in New Zealand. And we weren’t disappointed. The sheep are primarily merino, the kind that Stephen said would provide his next ski socks! At this time of year they … Continue reading

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Teton National Park – All Tetons, All the Time (Days 31 to 33) October 2 to 4

Light your pine-scented candle and join us on our journey up and down the 300,000 acres of Grand Teton National Park. The mountain views and wildlife are truly extraordinary, starting with the tallest mountain, Grand Teton, snow-covered and bordered by … Continue reading

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