Aside from the bipolar hillbillies, unfriendly wild animals, a mental breakdown, run-ins with the law, a bad first date, and a near-death experience . In a refreshing style that brings these incredible wild places to life like no travel guide ever could, on seemingly every page we’re reminded of the one universal truth of travel.
Lost with Directions: Ambling Around America #ad - The best parts of any journey are the adventures we least expect.
Dories, Ho!#ad - Travel with matt and karen as they float down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. In september 2016, they experienced the trip of a lifetime with 14 friends and a crew of 10 while traveling in wooden dories through the canyon. If you are looking for a story that will make you laugh and inspire you to get out and see our incredible national parks, Dories, Ho! is for you.
Dories, Ho! #ad - It’s fun, laugh out loud, and an easy read. While not intended to be a traditional guidebook, anyone contemplating a river trip through the Grand Canyon will benefit from this firsthand account. Dories, ho! is a story of their adventure and discovery. Similar to their first travel memoir Dear Bob and Sue, this book is as much about their relationship as it is their fantastic trip.
Matt and karen’s quirky writing style is both humorous and irreverent. The reader will feel as if they’ve traveled with the authors on their journey to and through Grand Canyon National Park.
Dear Bob and Sue#ad - Still, another quotes karen as saying that men who use a laptop while it sits directly on their lap expose themselves to the risk of “cooking their testicles. For the sake of full disclosure, Karen’s testicle comment offends Matt as well. These are representative examples of what we feel are the most “adult” language usages in the book.
There is a point in the book where matt suggests that one of the caves at Carlsbad Caverns National Park be named Put Your Scrotum in a Vise Cave. We wrote the book as a series of emails to our friends, Bob and Sue, in which we share our humorous and quirky observations. We are not entirely sure which are the offending words, but here are a few possible candidates.
Dear Bob and Sue #ad - All that said, many readers have commented that it’s “laugh out loud” funny and a light-hearted glimpse of our journey through the parks. National parks although many readers have said they’ve found it to be a useful guide. It is at times irreverent, unpredictable and sarcastic, all in the spirit of humor.
We did not intend for this book to be a travel guide nor a recommendation for how to visit all 59 of the U. S. If these are offensive to you, then you might re-consider whether you should read this book.
Dear Bob and Sue: Season 2Matt Smith #ad - Through a series of emails written to their friends, the couple brings the reader along on their adventures, Bob and Sue, sharing their experiences as they hike the lesser known parks and national monuments. Some of the places they write about in season 2 include lake mead national recreation area, antelope Canyon, Mojave National Preserve, Goblin Valley State Park, Canyonlands National Park, Valley of Fire State Park, Red Rock Canyon, Monument Valley, Indian Canyons Palm Springs, Horseshoe Bend, Hoover Dam, and Buckskin Gulch.
. Season 2 is the follow-up to dear bob and sue, a charming and sometimes irreverent chronicle of a middle-aged couple as they visit each of the country’s fifty-nine national parks, testing their mettle and stretching their endurance. This book is not a hiker’s guide, though you will feel as if you are right there with them on some of the most amazing trails the country has to offer.
Dear Bob and Sue: Season 2 #ad - In this second book of the series, hidden gems, follow Matt and Karen as they work their way around the western United States discovering some of our most beautiful public lands, and revisiting a few of their favorite national parks. By the end of the book, you’ll be itching to drag out your hiking boots, dust off your tent, and discover the culinary joy of eating freeze-dried meals next to a campfire.
More than a laugh out loud travel memoir, the pure satisfaction of accomplishment, Dear Bob and Sue: Season 2 will bring to life the joy of discovery, and the humor that comes with experiencing new places and activities. If you are looking for a fun and easy read that takes you to new and exciting places, the Dear Bob and Sue series is for you.
Dear Bob and Sue: Season 3Matt Smith #ad - This book is a follow-up to the bestselling book dear Bob and Sue, a charming and sometimes irreverent chronicle of a middle-aged couple as they visit each of the country’s fifty-nine national parks, testing their mettle and stretching their endurance. In their third book of the series, hidden gems, follow Matt and Karen as they work their way around the western United States discovering some of our most beautiful public lands, and revisiting a few of their favorite national parks.
A funny and heartfelt travel memoir, dear Bob and Sue: Season 3 brings to life the joy of the road trip and the humor that comes with experiencing new places and activities. By the end of the book, you’ll be itching to drag out your hiking boots, dust off your tent, and hit the road. If you’re looking for fun and easy reads that take you to new and exciting places, the Dear Bob and Sue series is for you.
Dear Bob and Sue: Season 3 #ad - . Through a series of emails written to their friends, the couple brings the reader along on their adventures, Bob and Sue, sharing their experiences as they explore some of the lesser known parks and national monuments. Share their trials and tribulations as they hit the road in an RV for the first time in Arizona and hike the same trail the Klondike Gold Rush prospectors took in Alaska.
A Lap Around America A Lap Around...Pertime Publishing #ad - We’d love for you to come along with us on our lap around America. Have you ever wanted to quit your job, jump in the car with the person you love the most, and see what’s around the next bend in the road? I did. We found once again that the journey is greater than the destination. We took two months and drove through thirty states, visited more than a dozen national parks, and put thirteen thousand miles of twisting country roads under our wheels.
A Lap Around America A Lap Around... #ad - There’s room in the backseat. My wife and i were crazy enough to quit good jobs, pack our suitcases and head for the open road.
Not Tonight, Josephine: A Road Trip Through Small-Town America#ad - Would travelling to the United States without her turn out to be the stupidest decision he had ever made? Exceptionally entertaining writing…”“…george is genuinely hilarious…”“…everything you could want in a travel memoir and more…”“…hilarious, cringe-worthy and totally chaotic.
A brilliant read…”“…amusing, informative and heart-warming…”“…i laughed out loud throughout…”“…I learned more about our great US of A from this BRITISH author than I did in history class…”Two Brits, George and Mark, set off from New York City to explore the back roads of America.
Not Tonight, Josephine: A Road Trip Through Small-Town America #ad - Will george and mark make it all the way to California?And then there is Rachel, George’s girlfriend, left back in England. Throw in plenty of run-ins with the police, rapidly dwindling finances and Josephine – the worst car in the world - and you have all the ingredients for a classic American road trip.
In this calamity-ridden travel tale, George sets out in true clichéd fashion to discover the real America.
Blissters: How I Walked from Mexico to Canada One Summer#ad - Along the way, struggled to navigate high mountain passes, she lost her pack scrambling over scree in the desert, and wore the soles off her boots trekking across lava fields — all within some of the most pristine wilderness in the nation. From the man walking the entire 2, to the woman making the journey in the company of her pet mouse, 700 miles in a series of twenty-six wedding dresses, Francis learned to count on her fellow hikers for entertainment as well as a few important life lessons.
Carrying everything she needed on her back, Francis spent five months walking from Mexico to Canada along the Pacific Crest Trail. Though she set out alone, her story includes an eclectic cast of characters. Just before her 40th birthday, Gail Francis quit her perfectly good job and set out to hike one of the great trails of the world.
Bear in the Back Seat: Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Smokies Wildlife Ranger Book 1Zo'o Media #ad - 7 in the usa audio book in 2016#9 in the usa wall street journal best seller in 2013Named A Top 50 Must Read for the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service. For over thirty years, kim delozier acted as a referee in the wild, trying to protect millions of park visitors from one of the densest populations of wild black bears in America — and the bears from tourists who get too close.
It takes place in the same smoky mountain world as Jourdan’s other national bestsellers Heart in the Right Place, Medicine Men, and Out on a Limb. Named a top 10 must-read books that could save our national parks and the Environment along with John Muir, Lewis & Clark, Bill Bryson, Henry David Thoreau, and Ken Burns.
Bear in the Back Seat: Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Smokies Wildlife Ranger Book 1 #ad - Bear in the back seat i is the first volume in a series of true stories from “an extraordinary landscape populated with befuddled bears, hopelessly timid wolves, and nine million tourists, homicidal wild boars, hormonally-crazed elk, some of whom are clueless. In kim delozier’s world, or in his office while he’s talking on the phone, or in his car as he’s driving down the highway, when sedated wild black bears wake up unexpectedly in the back seat of a helicopter in mid-flight, it’s just another day in the park.
You’ll love seeing kim and a fellow ranger tested as they bravely take on the task of relocating 77 live skunks by sedating them with darts from homemade blowguns, especially when the pickup truck load of stinkers wakes up while still in transit. An hilarious, and heartbreaking memoir by the chief wildlife ranger in the #1 most popular family vacation destination in the USA, heartwarming, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
A Lap Around Alaska: An AlCan AdventurePertime Publishing #ad - This book also includes two bonus memoirs of life in Alaska in the 1970s—My First Alaskan Summer and My Matanuska Summer. Join author shawn inmon and his twenty year old Subaru Outback on his epic solo road trip through British Columbia, Yukon, and Alaska. Part personal odyssey, part travel memoir, take an expedition into one of North America’s last remaining wildernesses.
If you hunger for untouched beauty and want to experience the majesty of the pristine North for yourself—Shawn saved the passenger seat just for you. If you dream of packing up your four-wheeler, and setting off to explore the wilderness, A Lap Around Alaska will give you a rare glimpse into the Land of the Midnight Sun, bear, your snow boots and camera, of moose, and bald eagles, of monumental glaciers and scenery so staggering it brings tears to your eyes.
A Lap Around Alaska: An AlCan Adventure #ad - Find out what it's really like to cross 1, 400 miles of the Alaskan Highway and travel some of the loneliest and most spectacular parts of America and Canada, all without leaving your easy chair.
Old Lady on the Trail: Triple Crown at 76#ad - Bears, turkey vultures, hawks, eagles, deer, moose, owls, coyotes, pronghorn, and endless supplies of squirrels and chipmunks share the world through which she walked. Everyday challenges of completing seemingly endless miles, sometimes with friends and much of the time solo, encountering new adventures, brought Mary to the first pages of this book on a glorious day sighting two grizzly bears and completing long-distance hiking's Triple Crown at age 76.
Throughout this inspirational journey, Mary shares the perspective of an aging adult. Not beginning long-distance hiking until age 60, the challenges of desert, mary takes us with her on her trail journeys to experience encounters with the beauty of wilderness from the Eastern ranges of the Appalachian Trail, granite and thick forests of the Pacific Crest Trail, snow, and the rugged and the remote grandeur of the Continental Divide Trail.
Old Lady on the Trail: Triple Crown at 76 #ad - Along the way, she introduces the Trail Community. Adventure on national Scenic Trails does not need to end when one is old. Challenges of failing body parts add drama and obstacles to be overcome like rocks in the trail or adapted to like the trails that wind slowly up steep mountains. Come along and experience long trails with the Old Lady on The Trail.
Hikers of many ages and walks of life labeled with colorful monikers called trail names, and trail angels, planned and total surprises, grace her journey.