• Adventures
  • Niagara Trip Report (Part 2: Wine)

    A guest blog post by Tracy   Continued from: Niagara Trip Report (Part 1: Waterfalls)     Day 3 – Exchanging Waterfalls for Wine On Sunday, we scheduled a wine tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake and were thrilled to temporarily escape the massive crowds surrounding the Falls.  We booked a private tour with Wheelz Niagara (https://www.wheelzniagara.com/packages/private-day-tour-with-niagara-region-hotel-pick-up).  Bernie picked us […]

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  • Enchanted Rock Trip Report: Camping, T. Rexing, & Wine Tasting

    Twice a year a couple of my friends and I, all of us geoscientists, teach geology for Texas Parks and Wildlife Becoming an Outdoors Woman program.  Occasionally we auction a hosted trip to Enchanted Rock and wine country near Fredericksburg with proceeds benefiting the Friends of Texas BOW non-profit organization.  This is the trip report from last spring’s hosted […]

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  • Wine & Alligators…the Perfect Pairing (Part 2: South Beach Wine & Food Festival)

    A guest blog post by Tracy   Continued from: Wine & Alligators…the Perfect Pairing (Part 1: Pre-Festival in Miami)   Part 2:  Let the Festivities Begin! Now for the festival details.  The festival ran from Wednesday, February 21st, to Sunday, February 25th.  With over 90 (90!!!) events taking place over five days, we somehow narrowed our […]