Entering the Loop for an abnormally early workday allows special views of Chicago's central business district. Wells Street Bridge is one of 37 movable bridges in operation spanning the Chicago and Calumet rivers within the Chicago city limits.
The largest east-west chain of mountains in the contiguous United States. Summer adventurers would be wise to avoid navigating high altitude passes during the midday. Storms arrive quickly above the tree line!
More freshwater inland sea than a lake, she is a marvel that gives life to our city and defines the region. Riding her waves with wind in the sails connects you to an ancient human discipline.
Union Station in Kansas City is a remarkable place. Proximate the National World War One Museum and Memorial the building serves not only as a point of departure but museum and perfect spot for a morning coffee.
Large dunes provide both a spectacular perch for sunsets and a seemingly extraterrestrial territory to explore. Sitting between lake Michigan and Lake Hamlin, the park occupies a point significant to lake travel and is served by the Big Sable Point lighthouse.
In rural Malawi, access to schooling is emerging village by village. Learning spaces start as large piles of hand formed bricks which are fired from the center. Concrete is made after rocks are crushed using hammers and muscle. In many cases, village chiefs coordinate the effort to raise schools that will serve a network of closely connected villages.
Wild horses roam just outside of Tuba City, Arizona. A short drive to the southern rim of the Grand Canyon and a place marked by prehistoric dinosaur tracks and ancient petroglyphs. Tuba City is home to the Navaho and Hopi peoples.
Ancient crumbling stone, trails packed with thick roots and waterfalls abound in this Appalachian wilderness.
Few things are better than welcoming the day at the lakefront. The sun rising over the water is a constant reminder of the magic of this world and the opportunity implicit in each day.