Zeal Optics Nucla Plant-Based Sunglasses Blend Performance and Style
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Zeal Optics Nucla Plant-Based Sunglasses Blend Performance and Style

If you want a pair of performance shades with a stylish look, the Zeal Optics Nucla ($149.00) are it. The polarized sunglasses come in black, plum, tortoise, and ocean. I got the color Ocean with Horizon Blue lens. While trekking to Everest Base, I became a mega fan of these shades. I didn’t have to … Continue reading

How to Spend an Hour at Scotts Bluff National Monument
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How to Spend an Hour at Scotts Bluff National Monument

From a distance Scotts Bluff National Monument is impressive. It towers above the surrounding plains and is 800 feet above the North Platte River. The enormous bluff has been a prairie pathway landmark for at least 10,000 years first for indigenous people and then for pioneers on the Oregon Trail during America’s westward expansion. The … Continue reading

Car Art and Roadside Attraction:  Carhenge is America’s Stonehenge
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Car Art and Roadside Attraction: Carhenge is America’s Stonehenge

This ranks up there with the quirkiest roadside attractions I’ve visited. It’s a weird and fascinating display of car art off the beaten path. Take a detour north off of I-80 to the tiny town of Alliance in northwest Nebraska. Why? To see a replica of Stonehenge in England, which I visited last November. The … Continue reading

Watching World’s Largest Sandhill Crane Migration is Epic Birding in Nebraska
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Watching World’s Largest Sandhill Crane Migration is Epic Birding in Nebraska

Every spring over a million sandhill cranes swoop down on Central Nebraska. It’s the world’s largest sandhill crane migration and one of the last great animal migration on earth The nearly 150-mile stretch of Grand Island-Kearney-North Platte is called the Nebraska Flyway as cranes travel north from their winter homes in places like Texas and … Continue reading

I’m Obsessed With Gregory Mountain Products Border Traveler 30L Backpack
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I’m Obsessed With Gregory Mountain Products Border Traveler 30L Backpack

The Border Traveler 30L is my first Gregory Mountain Products pack and I’m obsessed with it. My obsession starts with the active shield compartment that is vapor and odor resistant, plus easy to clean. After hiking in Moab I left my stinky clothes including grubby socks in the compartment to test the technology. When I … Continue reading