National Geographic Marks Parks Canada Anniversary

To mark Parks Canada’s 100th anniversary as the world’s first national park service, the first complete guide to Canada’s National Parks was recently (July 5) launched at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. The Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada announced the first ever collaboration […]

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Lost Dutchman State Park: Mixture of Mountains & Mystery

During the past winter I posted two articles on Lost Dutchman, an Arizona State Park named after Jacob Waltz, the Dutchman, who reportedly found a gold mine in the Superstitions in the 1870s. According to legend, the gold is still there somewhere. For generations, treasure hunters have been scouring the Superstition Mountains near Apache Junction […]

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