Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness is the northernmost section of the Appalachian Trail and touted as one of the most rugged and remote areas in New England. The expansive region houses hundreds of ponds, lakes, trails and mountains to explore.
The Appalachian Trail
The 100-Mile Wilderness portion of the AT is arguably one of the most treacherous. Adventurous hikers will appreciate the wealth of climbs, switchbacks and rocky outcrops littered throughout.
The Penobscot River is one of the largest rivers running through Maine and is popular among kayakers and whitewater enthusiasts. The rapids range from relatively calm Class IIs to anxiety-inducing Class Vs after a good rain. Kayaking the river also provides incredible views of Mt. Katahdin in the distance.
Mt Katahdin is the grandest mountain in the 100-Mile Wilderness and features a 12-hour hike to the top. The 4,000-foot gain in elevation from bottom to top makes it difficult for even the most experienced hikers, but the views from above are out of this world.
If you prefer something a little less strenuous, you can always spend a day floating or fishing on Allagash Lake. The lake is restricted to non-motorized watercraft, so be sure to bring along a canoe if you want to get on the water. The backdrop of Allagash Mountain is ruggedly beautiful all year long.
Travel to Africa can be daunting for those unfamiliar with the culture so different from our home. However, it’s also one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences available to travelers. If you’re unsure where to begin, here are the safest countries on the continent to begin with.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Being stuck in the middle seat on an airplane is hardly anyone’s first choice, but for travelers who aren’t willing to shell out extra bucks to choose their own seat, the middle seat may be randomly assigned to them. However, there are a few ways to make the most of this situation and breeze through the flight with the most comfortable experience possible.
Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.