The 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will be celebrated with a week of activities at the site of the largest existing whole section of The Wall in the world outside of Berlin at Westminster College in Fulton, MO. The celebration will culminate Monday, Nov. 9, with a tearing down of a replica of The Wall in the shadow of the existing Wall at 6:53 p.m., the time when The Wall came down 20 years ago.
Archives for October 2009
When the time changes and Halloween trick-or-treaters flood the streets, it’s not the time to discover that your car has a major visibility problem on the road. In fact, the risks of an accident go up in fall and winter months as darkness encroaches earlier and weather conditions increase the everyday risks of driving.
Globe, Ariz. – All aboard as Arizona Eastern Railway’s (AZER) Copper Spike Train Excursion begins its second season as a passenger train, running from Globe’s historic Broad Street to the Apache Gold Casino Resort, with a grand opening celebration slated for Nov. 7.
I had forgotten about the Midwest dew factor so it took me a while to get packed the next morning. The Ohio River provided fog cover as I hunted for a place for breakfast. I finally saw a “bunch of good old boys” sitting at the picnic table outside a little café. A cute little […]
Do you include geocaching as part of your RVing adventures? Geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunt involving the internet and GPS (Global Positioning System) receivers. Geocaches are hidden containers that contain swag (treasure). While the swag has little, if any, value, the real treasure is discovering hidden places with families and friends as you travel […]
If you’re traveling through Oregon this fall and looking for a drive that’s as colorful as it is delicious, don’t miss the 35-mile Fruit Loop (Highway 35) around Mount Hood! The Fruit Loop begins in the city of Hood River, just an hour east of Portland (Oregon’s largest city) on Interstate 84. The scenic route, […]
North Hollywood, CA, – A Video tour and review article are now live on RV Buddies Online (www.rvbuddiesonline.com).
Country Coach claims they have dedicated themselves to the mission of upgrading and enabling the adventurer’s quest. RV Buddies recently had a chance to review Country Coach’s Veranda 300 Redcloud Peak and it’s obvious they accomplished their mission.
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – Starting today, Oct. 5, 2009, Xanterra South Rim L.L.C.* is offering a new three-hour trail ride in Grand Canyon National Park. The“Abyss Overlook Mule Ride” replaces the seven-hour trip to Plateau Point.
Overnight mule rides to Phantom Ranch on the floor of the Grand Canyon are not affected.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. – The 32nd Annual Relics and Rods Run to the Sun will be hosted October 21-25 at The Nautical Beachfront Resort in Lake Havasu City, AZ.
This annual classic car show and poker run is open to all participants with car and truck models, 1972 and older. Ten events will take place over 5 days including an opening night Kick-Off Party, Poker Run, “Racing for Pink Slips” Fashion Show, “Show and Shine” Car Show, parade on McCulloch Blvd., plus five more great events.
Our most common request for flooring seems to be anything but carpet. We are now offering another choice beyond tile, laminate and vinyl. We are now a distributor for Burke luxury vinyl tiles and wood planks. They are constructed of 65% recycled pvc and contain nano silver particles that give the flooring anti bacterial qualities. […]
Hi from Ohio! I headed into OH on Route #30 and just happened to hit the four-day “World’s Longest Yard Sale” along the Hwy 127 corridor south through western OH. This has been going on since 1987 but Ohio didn’t get into the mix until about four years ago. It was pure frustration. With a […]