The Isthmus of Why We Speak English | The GypsyNesters
Sandwiched between our explorations of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Halifax we discovered an often overlooked, and historically important, stretch of Atlantic Canada. Travel with us through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and discover The Bay of Fundy, with the highest tides in the world, learn how folks got around before cars, overdose on blueberries, and find out how the Scots made it to the New World... CONTINUE READING >>
Goodness Gracious Great Wall (o' Fire... in our legs) | The GypsyNesters
Due to the proximity to Beijing, this is the most visited spot on The Great Wall, and it showed as we began to climb the stairs up to the walkway along the top.
Who's Your Buddha? The Big Buddha of Hong Kong | The GypsyNesters
Up until this year's Asian adventure our entire understanding of Buddha consisted of cheesy gold statues of a smiling, pot-bellied guy we'd seen in some restaurants. We weren't exactly enlightened. Perhaps we could clear up our conceptions a bit with a visit to The Tian Tan Buddha. He sits atop a hill on the outskirts of Hong Kong. He stands one hundred and twelve feet high, and weighs in at... CONTINUE READING > >
Fjords, Carnivorous Plants and Standing on the Earth's Mantle in Newfoundland | The GypsyNesters
Join your GypsyNesters as we trod upon the Earth's mantle (bucket list item alert!), discover the breathtaking beauty of a fjord by water, dodge carnivorous plants, devour a traditional Jiggs Dinner, and frolic with massive amounts of butterflies! Oh, and learn what a pudding sock... CONTINUE READING >>
Aerospace Cowboys | The GypsyNesters
In the heart of New Mexico we found the world's first commercial spaceport (check out the HUGE runway!), the town of Truth or Consequences, a desert with sands white as snow -- and were invited to a calf roping benefit held for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. And to think we thought we were in the "middle of nowhere"! Boy, we couldn't be more wrong... CONTINUE READING >>
Anna Ruby Falls, Helen, Georgia | The GypsyNesters
Cascading down Tray Mountain, Curtis Creek drops one hundred and fifty-three feet and York Creek falls fifty before they join at the bottom of the cliffs to form Smith Creek... CONTINUE READING >>
Horrible Things That Can Happen to You in a Park in Japan - Zany Park Signs | The GypsyNesters
Don’t hit your sister with a ball? Don’t run over pedestrians with your unicycle? Keep your demon dog at home! We’re completely stumped on panels 4 & 5 (any ideas?) See more of our adventures in Japan! https://www.gypsynester.com/?tag=japan … Continue reading "Horrible Things That Can Happen to You in a Park in Japan – Zany Park Signs"
Watch Your Children Do What? - Zany Park Signs | The GypsyNesters
Watch your children do what? Disappear into the briny deep? Located at Mustang Island State Park in Texas. More National Parks!: https://www.gypsynester.com/?tag=national-park
An Arm for an Arm - Zany Park Signs | The GypsyNesters
Dad’s got the old eye for an eye down pat. Kid pulls off a star fish arm, he pulls off a kid arm… the circle of life. See more National Parks! https://www.gypsynester.com/?tag=national-park
Don't Mess With The Daughters of The Republic of Texas - Zany Park Signs | The GypsyNesters
Damn, I was plannin’ on moseyin’ on into The Alamo talkin’ real loud like on my new fangled cell phone, smokin’ a hot guy and drinkin’ a Lone Star but even I know enough to remove my Stetson on hallowed ground. … Continue reading "Don’t Mess With The Daughters of The Republic of Texas – Zany Park Signs"