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Happy New Year!

Embarrassingly so, it’s been a long time since I posted to this. After May 27, my last post, things got quite busy for us. We bought a house, sold a condo, and are still settling into a new town. Still … Continue reading

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2015 a new year!

This is my fifth year doing Parks & Pancakes and over the last five years I’ve been fortunate to have seen a lot around the world. I don’t always update as much I should be and I’m normally behind on … Continue reading

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Southern Ocean Lodge: The Tours

Four complimentary tours are included when you stay at Southern Ocean Lodge. These tours are supposed to give you a personal view of what the island has to offer and include seeing the wonderful flora and fauna on Kangaroo Island. … Continue reading

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World Heritage Site: Lord Howe Island

I can’t imagine there are many places on Earth quite as magical as Lord Howe Island (LHI). On our flight to Sydney from Los Angeles, we were the only two people making the connecting flight to LHI. Most Americans have … Continue reading

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Sesame Street and the National Parks

Love that Sesame Street finally partnered with the National Park System to push getting kids outside to enjoy the National Parks and the outdoors.  More kids to need to get outside and enjoy nature!

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Ken Burns on National Parks

USA Today had a really nice article by Ken Burns on his experience showing President Obama parts of his 2009 documentary on National Parks. He then talks about why National Parks are so uniquely American and such a treasure to … Continue reading

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Utah

I may be jumping the gun a little bit, but I’d really like to see Utah’s national parks. This summer I’ll be going to Seattle and then out to Olympic National Park and I’m quite excited to see that. But … Continue reading

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New Page added!

Check out the new page I added to my site! I now have a list of all National Parks. They are linked to their official NPS website. I have also marked which ones I have been to, and which ones … Continue reading

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My apologies

I am almost embarrassed to look and see when the last time I posted on here was. I have not fully updated on my last vacation and I will be doing that soon. With the possibility of freelance work slowing … Continue reading

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10 Best Hikes in National Parks

AOL Travel today put together a list of what they thought were the 10 best hikes in national parks. Check it out here: http://news.travel.aol.com/2011/06/25/10-best-hikes-in-americas-national-parks-photos/ On other news, I still need to update this on our trip to California and Oregon … Continue reading

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