The Green River runs from Flaming Gorge National Recreational Area in Utah all the way through to the Colorado River at Canyonlands National Park. It passes through some of the state’s most rugged and gorgeous landscapes and is a popular river for whitewater rafting.
Southern Utah is where the greatest opportunities for rafting lie, with the route through the Desolation Canyon named one of America’s Top 10 Rivers. This portion of the Green River carves directly through the Colorado Plateau and showcases some of the most dramatic canyon landscapes in the world. The region boasts more than 60 separate rapids, ranging from simple Class I to roaring Class Vs after a good rainfall. With plenty of rafting outfitters set up in the area, both beginners and experienced alike can enjoy the challenge.
One of the reasons the Green River is so beloved is because there is a ton to see and do along the shores of the river as you go along. The region was once a popular hiding spot for outlaws, with remnants of their hideouts still intact. There are also dozens of Native American petroglyphs and ancient dinosaur bones and habitats throughout Desolation Canyon and other portions along the river.
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.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
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.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.