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1000 and 1 things you can do outdoors: third, rest of the politicians.

If you plan ahead, you can get to an outdoor outlet in which politicians do not bother even once their electoral projects tasteless. Here you can not catch a single FM radio or cellular signal or any mobile phone operator …¡¡ as close to paradise! It is very simple, just try not to take any [...]

1000 and 1 things you can do outdoors, second, to look pass free rabbits and hares

Once I was in an outdoor outlet to an ornithological association was organized to observe waterfowl in Caceres, Castilla la Mancha, Madrid, and a curious thing happened … We had stopped to eat in a mound from which he saw a gap, went full speed when running two rabbits, describing a closed curve without stopping [...]

1000 and 1 things you can do outdoors: First, write.

1000 and 1 things you can do outdoors: First, write.

Today many people seem to think (or rather act as if) you could not do anything outdoors, as if all recreational activity, interesting, leisure or simply worth, must be done under one or more roofs surrounded by four or more walls … we think not, and we will prove. To demonstrate this we intend to [...]

Peru Adventure Stories

Peru Adventure Stories

To join two localities in the jungle of the Republic of Peru, the author had to travel as a passenger in a truck load of people and goods. The poor state of road and weather conditions made the journey a little difficult. This allowed him to meet interesting people and aspects of geography. In the [...]

Sounds of a marauding bruin

Sounds of a marauding bruin

About 2:00 AM he, along with everyone else in the campground, was awakened by the sounds of a marauding bruin.

Bear sniffed the box

Bear sniffed the box

The bear sniffed the box (I never said it was air tight) and pondered for a moment…then with a swipe of it’s paw hit the box squarely on the end and sent it careening down the table. The box flew off the opposite end and hit the ground some 15 feet from where it had [...]

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

A good portion of their journey was spent in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. This one stop gave rise to more of my father’s campfire stories than any other single event during the journey. One in particular stands out — The Bruin and the “Strongbox.”

Halibut tid bits

Remember how last winters¹ halibut bite took all by surprise? I sure hope it repeats itself. Here is a couple of fishing tips that might help you to catch more and bigger flatties. This applies to when you are fishing from a boat. 1. Use as light of a running line as you can for [...]

Topwater fishing

Topwater fishing

The topwater plug has got to rate right at the top when it comes to the different baits and the kind of reaction they draw when they are presented just right. From the subtle” tap tap “on a Texas rig worm, to the solid “thump” we feel on a deep diving crank bait, each bait [...]

Snake charmer

Snake charmer

I guess it was back in the early eighties when Billy Palmer decided to drain his lake and dig out around the banks. It was a classic East Texas farm pond, with one exception, the cows didn’t have access to the whole lake. It had all the classic features. Stumps, blow downs, mossy edge and [...]

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