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Whether you are looking at hunting brown bear in Alaska, or trekking through the Costa Rican jungle, you will need to hire the services of a guide. Like most professionals, there are variety of talent levels when it comes to guide. Unfortunately, there are also honest and dishonest guides as well – a sad aspect […]Read More Ten questions to ask before booking an outdoor trip (Part 1)
Fort Popham lies on a spit of land jutting into the mouth of the Kennebec River in the tiny town of Phippsburg. Prior to the fort, Hunnewell Point was the site of a gun battery which saw limited action during the War of 1812. Construction of the fortification was authorized in 1857, but it wasn’t […]Read More The stark grandeur of Fort Popham
The tiny town of Phippsburg Maine has an interesting page in the military history of Maine. Phippsburg lies at the mouth of the Kennebec river, Maine’s second largest river. It lies downstream from the state capital of Augusta as well as the ship building center of Bath Iron Works, and has been a key location […]Read More The silence of Fort Baldwin
Description of a recent visit to Crescent Beach State ParkRead More Crescent Beach: Maine’s most profitable state park?
A few days ago, I hit another state park in my campaign to visit all the state parks and historical sites in Maine. Along the rugged Maine coast in the Cape Elizabeth area lies 3 state parks – 2 Lights, Crescent Beach, and Kettle Cove – all within a couple of miles of each other. […]Read More Life on the Rocks: 2 Lights State Park
As promised in my last little teaser, I am back to talk about our trip to Reid State Park. As readers who have been with me from the start know, one of my goals for the next year or two is to visit every state park and historical site in Maine, and capture them all […]Read More Surfs Up! Reid State Park trip