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China: Jingzhou: School Visit: March 2016

Happy Wednesday readers, hope that your week is going well. In last week’s post we visited the Three Gorges Dam. This week we are leaving is behind behind the dam and making our way down the Yangtze River. Our second to last port in China was the city of Jingzhou. This city was visit was

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China: Rickshaw and Hutongs: March 2016

Our second day in Beijing was spent at the Forbidden City, where the emperors of China once lived. I have actually posted this story already and you can read it here. Also, if you have any interest in learning more about the Forbidden City check out the movie The Last Emperor. This review of the

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Colorado: Brewery Adventures: August 2017

While in Colorado we visited a couple mountain cities and in many of them we visited a local brewery. Steamboat Springs: Storm Peak Brewing Company Storm Peak was the first brewery we visited.  Their tap room was neat, one big open room full of picnic tables and high bar tables. When open they push up

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Thank You Followers!

I’ve reached over 200 followers on McGee’s Travel Tales! I want to say thank you to everyone and I hope that you are enjoying all of my posts, stores and recipes. If you are a recent follower here are the categories that I post to: Travel Tales – Travel stores and adventures Weekend Wanderings –

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Colorado: Tundra Hike: August 2017

On the way back from Estes Park, driving back along Trail Ridge Road we stopped at the Tundra Communities Trailhead. This trail is half a mile from trailhead to end one way. The trail gives you the opportunity to view the beauty of the Alpine Tundra without harming it, as long as you stay on

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Colorado: Cascade Falls: August 2017

The stories of my Alaskan adventure have all been told but that trip was not the only one that I took out into the wilderness. Keltin and I spent a week in Colorado. We spent some time in the mountain cities but most of our time was spent hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park. The

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Alaska: Northwoods Lodge – Part I : July 2017

Our Alaskan adventure with Princess Cruise was over. My aunt, uncle, and cousins left that morning to head back home to Texas. The rest of us get on a float plane, the smallest plane I have ever been on. Seven people, including the pilot, fit in this plane and head out to Northwoods Lodge. This

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