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A Family Gets Away to Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains Sep 27, 2020

By Candyce H. Stapen We work-weary urbanites found a way to escape to the woods during the pandemic. Yellow birch trees towered over us and ferns feathered the ground along the Upper Jungle Trail at Mountain Lake Lodge in southwest Virginia. Even in ... Read More

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Small Rangeley, Maine, Yields Big Fun Sep 26, 2020

By Victor Block Digging our paddles into the shallow water, my son, Tom, and I steered our canoe around a sharp turn in the river. Suddenly we were face to face — or more accurately, face to knees — with a massive creature standing direct... Read More

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More Than a Dam Waits in Aswan Sep 20, 2020

By Glenda Winders All I knew about Aswan before I visited Egypt was that it had a dam, and that much is certainly true. But there is so much else there to discover that by the time we left my husband and I had decided it was our favorite Egyptian cit... Read More

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The Ancient World Is Alive in Luxor Sep 19, 2020

By Glenda Winders Luxor, Egypt, bills itself as the world's greatest open-air museum, and everything my husband and I saw during our visit supported this claim. The temples and tombs date back to the heyday of early architecture, about 2755 B.C., and... Read More