A short and sweet little report about when the Zambezi might hit the peak of peaks each year. With the available river monitoring stations, one could have as little as 3 weeks notice. Click here to subscribe and download the report. http://goo.gl/a4UBZT
Delta, United, and Alaska are offering some very competitive fares through next year from the lower 48 to Alaska.
A typical $800 fare is looking around the mid $300s to low $400s.
Experience inspiration . . . Alaska's Wild Frontier
For those missing out on the total eclipse this year . . . fret not! There are lots more opportunities over the next ten years!
July 2, 2019 - Chile - The ultimate eclipse trip. Imagine the relaxation of the world's great hot springs, the grandeur of a trip around the world, and an amazing event like a total eclipse as a cherry on top.
December 14, 2020 - Argentina - I like the idea of saddling up one afternoon, looking for a clear spot in the sky, riding out to it, setting up camp, and watching the eclipse on this trip to Argentina.
December 4, 2021 - Antarctica - One of the ultimate experiences with a trip to one of the ultimate destinations.
August 12, 2026 - Iceland and Greenland - Pack your parka for perfect pitch-dark presence in the piercing polar panoramas.
August 2, 2027 - Egypt - For 4,500 years humans have recorded eclipses over Egypt and in 2027 you can as well.
The Great American Eclipse happens in less than a week and there is still time to get inspired with some fiction featuring full eclipses.
We think of eclipses as hiding the sun, but in this novel an eclipse reveals everything.
The defining novel in how to use a solar eclipse to win friends an influence people. It is everything a Twain novel should be. Head to Arthur's homeland in this itinerary.
This isn't typical, supernatural, hidden monsters Stephen King fair - this is a deep psychological thriller with only a light salting of the metaphysical appearing only in the form of a eclipse.
A playful book that does a great job connecting the various facets of the amazing Indian culture against the backdrop of an eclipse. After reading this you'll want to explore the Wonders of India.
Set in the days when eclipses were commanded by emperors, an exiled Chinese librarian embarks on solving a murder. The setting in China goes well with with itinerary that explores China's diversity.
There's never any shame in looking up words. Here are the latest from Goldenye: Where Bond was Born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica by Matthew Parker
- Transmogrification - to transform in a surprising or magical manner
- Langour - the state, often pleasant, of being tired
- Degringolade - a rapid decline or deterioration
- Jingoism - extreme chauvinism or nationalism marked especially by a belligerent foreign policy
- Priggish - self righteously moralistic and superior
- Parsimonious - unwilling to spend money or use resources
- Obstreperous - noisy and difficult to control
- Cicerone - a guide who gives information about antiquities and places of interest to siteseers
- Connubial - relating to marriage or the relationship of married people