The Little Red Light House: New York City

The Little Red Lighthouse is located in New York City right below the George Washington Bridge in Fort Washington Park. Not commonly known, even to locals, the light house is officially called Jeffery’s Hook Light and was made famous by the 1942 children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde Swift.

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Reykjavik: Iceland

Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland + the world’s northernmost capital of any sovereign state. Despite having a population of about 200,000; Reykjavik is a small yet impressive place to visit in the land of fire and ice.

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Chateau de Versailles: France

What began in 1623 by Louis XIII, Versailles housed several royal families and became a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy of the Old Regime. Located about 10 miles southwest of Paris, Versailles contains 50 fountains, over 200,000 trees and 210,000 flowers planted annually.Continue reading “Chateau de Versailles: France”

Mammoth Cave National Park: Kentucky

Mammoth Cave National Park is a U.S National Park in the heart of Kentucky. Encompassing over 400 miles of surveyed passageways; it is considered the longest cave system in the world.Continue reading “Mammoth Cave National Park: Kentucky”

El Yunque National Rain Forest: Puerto Rico

El Yunque National Rain Forest, is located 40 km southeast of San Juan in the Sierra de Luquillo. Formerly known as the Caribbean National Forest; El Yunque received its current name from the ancient Indian spirit Yunquiye (Forest of Clouds).

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J. Bayard Clark Park: North Carolina

Located roughly two miles north of Fayetteville, Clark Park stretches along the boundaries of Cape Fear River. Clark Park is the second largest regional park dedicated to preserving the natural woodland area and educating the public on North Carolina wildlife.

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Winter Storm Juno: An NYC Snow Day

After countless city blizzard warnings; the worst of winter storm Juno has come and gone. Fortunately for some, it was not as bad as predicted but gave everyone me a day off to venture out into the winter wonderland.

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New York Street Signs

Street signs can be found in almost every nook and cranny of New York. Yet we over look them or in some cases avoid walking into them on the busy city streets. ⇔

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