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National Parks & Monuments
National Parks & Monuments
National Parks & Monuments
National Parks & Monuments

USA: Yellowstone National Park – Geysers, hot springs and incredible wildlife

Yellowstone was the first National Park in the United States of America and today remains one its most popular. It offers spectacular scenery, geothermal features (including the iconic Old Faithful) and numerous opportunities for spotting incredible wildlife; such as bears, bison and wolves. This article covers our visit to several of the main areas of Yellowstone and encounters with some amazing wildlife.

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North Dakota: Knife River Indian Village

On our way through Stanton the previous night we had noticed the Knife River Indian Villages National Monument – so we decided to stop by and see the exhibits. The Knife River joins the Missouri close to Stanton and is the spot where the main Hidatsa and Mandan villages were sited – and was the home of Sakakawea. As with all the National Park Service the center is fantastic and we first of all get our bearings by watching an orientation film on the history of the Indian villages.

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Massachusetts: Cape Cod and Southern Massachusetts

A story of unpredictable weather but many pleasant surprises It did seem a good idea at the time (we actually had a fantastic experience) to plan a camping trip to South Massachusetts in September. We expected changeable weather and we were not to be disappointed. We decided to split our time between two State Parks; Nickerson State Park on Cape Cod […]

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India: Rajasthan – Ranthambore National Park – A tiger sanctuary plus much more

In search of tigers but only found some mating hyenas – much rarer! When we got back to the car our guide said that the train had made up some of its lost time, so it was now a bit of a rush to get to the station. We need not have worried, because like most things in this country […]

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