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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Hike That can be Completed

Hiking is the preferred term, in Canada and the United States, for a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails, in the countryside, while the word walking is used for shorter, particularly urban walks. On the other hand, in the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland, the term walking is acceptable to describe all forms of walking, whether it is a walk in the park or backpacking in the Alps. The word hiking is also often used in the UK, along with rambling, hillwalking, and fell walking. In...

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