Z is for Zillertal

Sexy CowFor the last 18 years, I’ve been hearing Germans talk about where they renew their mental strength, where they recharge their batteries. For lots of Europeans–not just Germans–the place to do this is on a beach; but for lots of others, this place is the mountains. You’re either one or the other, unless you’re […]

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On The Skeeter Trail in Banff

On the Skeeter TrailWhen you go hiking in the national parks of British Columbia and Alberta, bears are hardly the most ferocious beasts you’ll encounter–it’s the skeeters. Bears graze on berries and tender flowers while you snap a million pictures of them; mosquitoes graze on YOU, leaving only shiny bones and puddles of blood. If […]

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