In 1896, the discovery of gold in Alaska triggered the Klondike Gold Rush as more than 100,000 people migrated in search of treasure, wealth and adventure. While the legendary Gold Rush has long since passed into history, today Alaska entices the modern-day traveler with promises of treasured memories, a wealth of panoramic views, and unparalleled […]
Follow Bill and Lise Howard along as they travel to the great north!
In 2005 my husband Roger and I drove the Alcan Highway, now usually known as the Alaska Highway, from start to finish, and it was a great trip. We left our home in Newport RI, drove to Montreal, and headed west and north across Canada. We drove 12,000 miles and took 7 weeks for the […]
1) Kaneohe Bay MCB, HI Website: http://mccshawaii.com/sailing/ Address: Marina & Outdoor Recreation & Equipment Center, Kaneohe Bay, Building #6800. Phone: C-808-254-7666. Sailboat Rentals: Topper: Small sailing dinghy used extensively in our youth sailing classes. The Topper is great for polishing up on your sailing skills without worrying about having “too much boat.” Capacity is 2 […]
Sicily is the crossroads of the Mediterranean. Over the centuries, many civilizations—Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Arabs, Normans and Spaniards—have been there and left their mark. However, my wife Gracia and I had never been there, and our calendar showed an open block of time in January. These facts suggested that we undertake another Space-A adventure. […]