Monthly Archives February 2017

Adventures in the Dark

Adventures in the Dark The first night I spend under open sky I learn the meaning of darkness. On a later trip, I would enjoy a full moon that spilled a magical, gossamer light over the ancient rock walls and the timeless river, but on this first outing, there is no moon. It’s not just dark—it’s pitch dark. Blindfold dark. Navigate-by-feel-and-sound dark. Definitely bad news for anyone caught away from their camp without a light. But even that is not without its perils.
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Life in the Ditch

Life in the Ditch Before embarking on my six-day rafting adventure down the Grand Canyon, I never spent a single night camping. Boy, when I get into something, it sure isn’t half-way. No, I have to try my hand at camping by disappearing into “the Ditch” for a week. There is no backup plan, no facilities, no way to change my mind. This is primal wilderness.
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Categories: Adventure Travel.