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THE MAJESTY OF YELLOWSTONE    IN THE WILD and WONDERFUL WEST                                                 Article by Joan McIver                                                                                                     Photography by Joan, Laurel and Barbara McIver High in the stormy western sky, jagged snow peaks etched a majestic vision on the distant horizon. The Teton Mountains

Cindy Rohkamm – The Bird Lady Article by Jon Frangipane    Photos by Debra Todd Having met Lighthouse Point resident Cindy Rohkmann for the very first time a short time ago, I believe, and so do the many I’ve spoken to since, think we may very well be speaking about

Our Mongolian Diary   Part One Safari in the Steppes: Footsteps of Genghis Khan It is not sufficient that I succeed – all others must fail.”  Genghis Khan On our most recent trip abroad to Mongolia, we travelled with Odyssey’s Unlimited, a company well known for adventurous destinations with small groups

Local Teens Hit the Big Apple! When my 15 year-old daughter Nikki asked me, “What am I going to do for spring break?” I was speechless. As your children rapidly grow older, you stop planning trips to Disneyland, water parks and Chuck E. Cheese. Nikki had a few suggestions: California

NEPAL AND THE MYSTICAL HIMALAYAS “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” Sir Edmund Hillary                                  All photos by Pam Euston. My husband, Don, and I love to travel and in

  OUR VISIT TO CUBA! – December 2012                    By Earl Maucker When you think of Cuba, many images come immediately to mind; Cigars, fine rum, the constant beat of Latin music and vintage American cars motoring down the streets of Havana.  For the more cynical among us, the vision may

Seminole Casino Bacon Fest By Jon Frangipane    Photos by Debra Todd If you haven’t visited the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek recently, you are in for a wonderful surprise. The newly refurbished and upgraded establishment is a certainly a sight to behold. Last month, photographer Debra Todd and I visited

Postcards from the Volga Boatmen By Judy and Bill Sullivan “The world is a book and those who don’t travel read only a page” St. Augustine For those of us of “a certain age” who went to school in the mid- fifties, there are memories of the drills: crouching under

Article and photos by Joan McIver Editor’s note: Joan McIver is a resident of Lighthouse Point and wife of Stu McIver, world-renown author of 13 books and 500 magazine articles, as well as numerous documentary films. Joan was writer for the Miami Herald and Forum newspapers. The natives are friendly.

Croatia — Hiking along the Dalmatian Coast By Eunice Hamblen  Photos by Kim Brown That same afternoon we boarded the Jadrolinija ferry for the island of Brac. This was our home for the next two nights in the picturesque Pastura Hotel built on the Adriatic Sea. Brac is famous for