Dancing in the streets of Colombia, birds, sunsets and more - our first impressions of Villanueva.
Sat. Nov. 27, 2021 This morning, Kimberly was scheduled to conduct a yoga session at Hostel Barrio Vivo, but nobody showed. Which isn't surprising considering that it's Saturday morning, and all these twenty-somethings were out partying last night. So we'll try it again at a more convenient time for everyone. After catching up on some … Continue reading Olimpo y Mercado 60
Fri. Nov. 26, 2021 When visiting Yucatan, chances are you might want to visit one of its fine beaches. But you can also have a great time in the water, and see some geological wonders to boot, farther inland at the cenotes. What are cenotes? They are sinkholes connected to underground water -- deep pits … Continue reading Seeing Cenotes!
After 27 years on the road, we finally made it to Vermont. Well actually, we’ve passed through Vermont before -- we’ve been in every state except Alaska. But in the past we’ve only driven through Vermont; this time we let it touch the soles of our feet. https://youtu.be/4Sy4l0V__UA On the way, we passed through the … Continue reading Finally set foot in Vermont
https://youtu.be/6IYMAFrcPnQ In our second Act!vated Between Adventures, we begin in Smithfield, RI, where we stumble upon a colorful old family cemetery. Coincidentally, the family buried there is named Smith. Then on to Johnston, RI, where we stumble upon a whole park full of old Corvettes and other curious antique automobiles, assembled by the New England … Continue reading Between Adventures: Smithfield, RI to Hudson, MA
What do the Act!vated Adventures adventurers do between adventures? We have many mini-adventures. Sometimes fun, sometimes annoying, always surprising. This is our first in a series of glimpses behind the scenes. This is a week in the life of RV travelers who have been on the road constantly for 27 years, which just might be … Continue reading Between Adventures: Cape Cod to Abington
Well, if at first you don't succeed, try getting up at 5:00 a.m. next time. After a day of attempted bear sighting yesterday at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge turned up mostly bare, we decided to hole up for the night and try another day of it. We arranged to park our RV in the … Continue reading Finding Bears in North Carolina
Hey, how would like to go stalking wild bears? Or maybe even an alligator or a rare and endangered red wolf? You have a possibility of spotting any and all of the above in their own backyard at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina. https://youtu.be/H5vhGqq6WT0 Click play to watch video. Subscribe on YouTube. … Continue reading Howling with Endangered Red Wolves & Looking for Bears
Shackleford Banks is a tiny island just off the Outer Banks of North Carolina. There's really not much there except... well, horses. Yes, wild horses. Dozens of them, descended from beasts that either were abandoned by settlers or, according to legend, survived a Spanish shipwreck centuries ago. Either way, they're very intriguing and friendly animals … Continue reading Wild Horses Dragged Us Away
https://youtu.be/SYMYivZmxHU Finding Gold at the very same spot gold was 1st discovered in America in 1799 Finding Gold Everyone has heard about the California Gold Rush that began in 1848, but did you know that there was a gold rush in North Carolina half a century before that? In 1799, the son of farmer John … Continue reading Finding Gold