The Canal du Midi, a silky pale green liquid ribbon that slowly meanders connecting the Mediterranean port city of Sète to Toulouse is one of the most notable and oldest inland waterways of Europe still in use. The lofty dream of engineer Pierre-Paul Riquet to create a direct passage between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean bypassing the Strait of Gibraltar enabling farmers and producers of wheat, wine, wools, silks, and salt a way to export their goods for trade.
Galveston was a bustling seaport delivering food, textile goods, and people from around the world. The Galveston Historical Society brings this seaside city’s rich maritime history to life at the Tall Ships Festival where people can experience sailing nostalgia on board multi-masted schooners.
Huntsville, Alabama Diverse, unique, and eclectic. It is a land where you will find lush, rolling green hills
Would there be chickens? I put my coins in the meter and got on the bus, a Mexican bus. Thanks to Hollywood and an over active imagination, I had
Sailing to unplug Before we became empty nesters we sailed the Sea of Cortez with our sons. This is a video of our adventure with our sons.
New Orleans Swamp Tour New Orleans offers a wide range of activities and tours. An airboat or swamp tour with Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours is the perfect beginning to an adventurous weekend in New Orleans.
Moonlight Snorkeling with Manta Rays Manta rays have been a source of legends and myths for hundreds of years. Sailors at one time believed that they would attack and sink boats by grabbing the anchors to pull them
Experience Maui Maui is a lush tropical island brimming with romance and adventure. It is the second largest island in the state of Hawaii. It is also called the Valley Isle because of the deep valleys weave between the Southern and Northern volcanoes and throughout the island.
Alaska Nap Time With those long Alaska summer days you need to sleep when and where you can. Work a little, sleep a little. Zzz… Teens, you gotta love ’em! Share your favorite teen story.
Fair Wind Cruise We had a great time snorkeling with Fair Wind Cruise in Kona, Hawaii.
Middleham Castle Middleham Castle in Wensleydale in North Yorkshire was a worthwhile stop in England. We had a great time exploring the castle, which is now in ruins. We had fun imagining the dinner parties, guests, and life in general living in a castle. King Richard III spent many childhood summers at the castle where he trained for knighthood. He later married Anne Neville who gave birth to their son Edward. Rumor has it that Edward, who died at a young age at the castle, haunts the castle looking for other children to play with. England is a great place to visit – full of