Weekend Getaway to Joshua Tree National Park

Starting off with a full disclosure here; I am not a big fan of deserts. Hot, dry, lifeless, crawling with snakes and other weird creatures, what’s to love?! And that in fact was my first impression of Joshua Tree when I went 3 years ago for a meditation retreat. I haven’t been in a hurry…

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Top 5 stops on the drive between Banff and Jasper

The drive between Banff and Jasper may be one of the most epic I have seen (top contenders are road trips on the Pacific Highway in the U.S., drive through the Scottish Highlands, and the Connemara coast of Irelands). Breathtaking views at every turn – unspoiled and serene vistas of lakes, waterfalls, forests, and more…

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