Maps and Newfoundland

 I want to just talk about maps for a moment. While it is probably not necessary to have a map with you when you travel, it is, however, extremely important that you have an idea of where things are in the location in which you are going to be travelling.

Several years ago I went to St. John's, Newfoundland, and I landed at the airport in the pitch darkness. It was raining. I picked up my car which I had...

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Fearless

 “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee

What sets your heart pumping? What eases your mind and feeds your soul? I think we all are looking for the place which invigorates us, which gives us peace, where we can find true love.

I also think that we...

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The Sport of Riding Bicycles Off-road

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes. Mountain bikes share similarities with other bikes, but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain. He named it a "mountain bicycle" for its intended place of use. This may be the first use of that name.

The Rough Stuff Fellowship was established in 1955 by...

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Difficulties of Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a usually pre-defined route without falling. Due to the length and extended endurance required and because accidents are more likely to happen on descent than ascent, Rock Climbers do not usually climb back down the route. It is very rare for a climber to downclimb, especially on the larger multiple...

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