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Friday, August 24th, 2012

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

  • Everglades National Park soon will have its very own nuclear missile.

  • The death from hantavirus of a Californian who had stayed at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park has led to a call for better sanitation and inspection of the popular village in the Yosemite Valley.

    Though officials did not confirm that the visitor picked up the deadly virus in the village, where the lodging is man

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

  • Here at the Traveler we've taken a small step, appearance-wise, to make commenting easier: We've gotten rid of the CAPTCHA process.

    At least outwardly, that is. In recent days we've been besieged by spammers from the far side of the world. On Monday there were 60 spam comments that we had to deflect.

  • Fall, believe it or not, is on the way. In the Rockies, leaves on some of the trees already are beginning to turn. It won't be long before furnaces click on, and the lawn mower is put up for the winter.

    But recognizing that fall is a great time to find yourself in a national park, it's certainly not the season to end your adventures.