First Published on RootsRated.com Walking around Washington at any time of year, you will find no lack of cameras, tripods, and smartphones all vying to capture the experience of the nation’s ...
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❤ “Climbing is as close as we can come to flying.” — Margaret Young ❤ “If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” — Raymond Inmon “Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” — Jeffrey Rasley “It’s always further than it looks. […]
Last updated: May 12, 2015 . Into The Wild (John Krakauer) – Love the book? The movie is awesome too. Into Thin Air (John Krakauer) – The book is better than the movie. Miracle in the Andes (Nando Parrado) Rum Diaries (Hunter S. Thompson) – Don’t see the movie, just read the book. On The […]
(Last updated May 12, 2015 – sign up to receive updates by email) There are a lot of “Best Travel Movie” lists out there on the web. And there are a lot of epic travel movies to love. The intention of this list is to dive farther than the most popular and deeper than the most […]
A Clear Midnight by Walt Whitman THIS is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless, Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done, Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best. Night, sleep, death and the stars.
First Published on RootRated.com Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is one of the newest water sports to gain favor in the United States. In a relatively short amount of time, it has joined the ranks of kayaking in terms of popularity for inland and coastal water sport. You can’t look at a body of water in the […]
First Published on RootsRated.com Summer is the season of love. In autumn in Washington, DC, it is a nostalgic, playful, and happy time of year. Endless sunshine, boundless waterways and nature trails, and warmth lasting well into the evening provide a perfect setting for a day-long date—and when the sun falls into the horizon, and the technicolor […]
First Published on RootsRated.com Alright, so you’re not really going to ride your bike all the way across the country in one day, but you can certainly ride around DC and pay homage to all the states on the highly popular 50 States and 13 Colonies Ride. This ride is legendary and certainly worth […]
First published on RootsRated.com Nearly 20 million people travel to Washington, DC from all over the world each year, and for most, a visit to the capital monuments is the first stop on the list. That is certainly a strong showing of just how far word-of-mouth travels about the awe of the landmarks that depict the […]
First published on WorldwideDelicacies.com I usually squeeze one drop of juice direct from an orange slice into any glass of whisky to soften the hard edge. Hey, that’s just how I like my whisky. I was reviewing Vickers Brothers South Carolina Backwoods Recipe so I tried it unadulterated, and it didn’t need that drop. It’s almost as if […]
What: Jazz in the Garden When: Friday Nights, May 22 through August, 2015 Where: National Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC DC’s annual Jazz in the Garden festival kicks off in the District on May 22 and the locals are… jazzed. This beloved Friday tradition brings together people of all ages and interests to soak in live local jazz music, and […]
“I ride because it takes the public out of public transportation.” “I ride because it’s cheaper than owning a car.” “I ride because it helps me get my daily exercise in without having to deal with the gym.” “I ride because I do my best thinking on a bike.” “I ride because I want to do my […]
I started writing this article and found myself discussing the general history of South Georgia. While the basics of this lost-at-sea island are fascinating, at least I think they are, I know that what my adventurous readers are here for is a taste of the experience! So I’m going to share four that blow any overview out […]