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Travel on the Tide is written by a retired newspaper publisher who spends several months each year.. traveling. He tells little known facts about places he has visited.

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  • Auckland New Zealand
    on Aug 31, 2010
    When we were in New Zealand a few years ago we rode the Shotover Jet.  It was exciting to say the least!  the boat drivers are maniacs.  Anyway, we survived and thoroughly enjoyed our week in this beautiful country.  Auckland is...
  • Festivities in Barcelona
    on Jul 26, 2010 in Spain
    Barcelona is a great place to visit during one of their many festivals. Why? Because excitement abounds and the festivities will offer you an experience that will last you a lifetime, and one that will make you want to return to Barcelona and do it...
  • The City with the Charming Skyline -- Chicago
    on Jun 24, 2010 in Chicago
    Chicago is a beautiful city under the sun found on the shores of Lake Michigan, and is a great tourist destination particularly for lovers of jazz and blues music, theater and comedy. In terms of history, culture, and entertainment, no destination ca...
  • The Tourist Attractions of Calgary
    on Jun 6, 2010 in Canada Alberta Calgary
    The largest city in the Province of Alberta, Canada is Calgary, which lies on the southern, grassland part of Alberta province. The city is located circa 50 miles east of the front ranges of the famous Canadian Rockies, and is surrounded by many hig...
  • California’s Most Famous Tourist Attraction - Yosemite National Park
    on May 8, 2010 in travel Yosemite National Park
    Located circa 200 miles east of San Francisco lies one of the most popular parks in the US – Yosemite National Park. This park receives over 3 million tourists each year all eager to explore the charming landscape, steep cliffs and attractive water...
  • The Beaches of Costa Rica
    on Apr 21, 2010 in Costa Rica beach
    The tiny country of Costa Rica has very many attractive beaches, with each having a unique setting for each holiday maker’s needs. The best beaches in Costa Rica have been responsible for the millions of holidaymakers who throng this part of the wo...
  • Tropical Malaysia
    on Mar 16, 2010 in Malaysia travel
    Malaysia popularly known as "Truly Asia" is the most attractive and well-known tourist destination in the South East of Asia. It attracts tourist from all over the world for its exotic marine life, nightlife, pristine beaches, international shopping...
  • Beautiful and Historic Florence Italy
    on Mar 15, 2010 in Florence Italy travel
    Florence is one of the most attractive places to visit in Italy thanks to the rich cultural and historic heritage the area boasts of. Florence is the capital city of Tuscany and is located besides the beautiful banks of river Arno, in close proximity...
  • Take the Kids to Maine!
    on Mar 3, 2010 in travel vacation Maine
    It is always a difficult task to try and come up with interesting activities for the children when they accompany you on your trips around the country. Notice I say it may be difficult but it is not impossible. As an example, we decided to take a vac...
  • Riverside, Iowa
    on Feb 5, 2010 in Iowa Star Trek Riverside
    You would be very hard pressed to find anyone in America who has not heard of Captain James T. Kirk. That’s right it is the famous Star Trek hero who has fascinated us with his exploits for many years. The starship Enterprise captain was born in th...
  • Illinois State Military MuseumWhen I travel around the country I try to find unusual sites or those which have an interesting story behind them. During my trip several years ago through the city of Springfield in Illinois, I chanced upon a Mexican generals leg.Many history buffs...
  • Florida Alligator Hunt!
    on Nov 20, 2009 in alligators Florida Everglades
    Wanna go alligator hunting? Then head for the Florida Everglades. If you are an outdoors type person and you enjoy the sport of hunting as I do, you should sign up for one of the alligator hunts that are available.These hunts will provide you with a...
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
    on Oct 29, 2009 in Louisiana New Orleans
    Of all the cities in Louisiana there can be no doubt that the most popular one of all has to be New Orleans. The city is prominently known worldwide for its historic architecture, fantastic food and its Bourbon Street nightlife. And over the years I...
  • Atomic, Idaho
    on Oct 19, 2009 in Idaho
    Our recent trip through Idaho took us into some very interesting areas. Along the way we chanced upon the Idaho Potato Museum in Blackfoot, an actual drive in movie theater that features the world’s largest potato in the city of Driggs but the most...
  • on Oct 4, 2009
    Congratulations to our Entrecard Top Droppers for September!We appreciate you 'dropping' by our blog.The Grill ManLife's Tricky SituationsThe Modern MomArt ShoutBusiness & Life SuccessMommy's Little CornerLife's sweets and spicesTake a coffee break..
  • The Lighthouses of Delaware
    on Sep 16, 2009 in lighthouse Delaware
    Since the state of Delaware is located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean one can discover a vast assortment of lighthouses if you look closely. In the Lewes, Delaware area you can find boat tours that have been put together with the specific purpos...
  • Kayacking the Colorado
    on Sep 3, 2009
    No trip to Colorado would be complete without doing a little bit of Kayaking on the famous Colorado River. The only problem in my case was that we had never done such a thing before and had no idea how to even go about doing it.After setting up our c...
  • on Sep 1, 2009 in Entrecard
    Congratulations to our Entrecard Top Droppers for August!We appreciate you 'dropping' by our blog.JoeTaxpayerComputerAideThe Ad MasterThe Way I See ItThe Matthias ChronicleseastcoastlifeYour Fun FamilySplit Rock RanchThings About ComputerAsTheCracker...
  • Last Day in the Kootenays
    on Aug 19, 2009 in dirt roof house Kootenay Lake
    We had a busy last day in the Kootenays. After a hardy breakfast we cranked up the SeaDoos and headed across the lake. It was fun riding along the shore and seeing the cliffs and giant boulders. There were no houses on that side of the lake. When...
  • Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
    on Aug 15, 2009 in Canada British Columbia Nelson
    We awoke to a beautiful clear morning. A perfect day for a 30 minute boat trip to Nelson, a town of about 10,000 located at the end of the west arm of Kootenay Lake. After breakfast we boarded our friends 28' Bennington pontoon deck boat. The boat...