Nevada

    Two Ghost Towns for the Price of One: Virginia City & Nevada City, Montana (3)

    2/04/19 •

    During a trip through the Rocky Mountains in Montana, my husband and I stumbled onto two of the most exciting ghost towns we’d ever seen — Virginia City and Nevada City. Located in a remote area of southwest Montana, Virginia City sprang to life after gold was discovered in nearby Alder Gulch in 1863. The…

    Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada: Wander the Maze of Fluted Spires and Domes

    12/10/20 •

    Cathedral Gorge State Park in southeastern Nevada is as fascinating as its name implies. This canyon with buff-colored clay walls has eroded into a fantastic maze of fluted spires and domes. Two of the park’s areas–Cathedral Caves and Canyon Caves — are especially fun to explore. Most of the caves are actually narrow slots that…

    Man vs Wild, Bear Grylls, Fakes Situations (40)

    6/18/21 •

    A NY Times blog is reporting that many of the situations on the Man vs. Wild show presented to viewers as naturally occurring are in fact staged. Some examples of this deception include: “While filming in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains – an episode in which Grylls, 33, is seen biting off the head of a…

    Cat Island National Widlife Refuge Near St. Francisville in Louisiana

    11/06/21 •

    …the tree in the photo (above). It’s the sixth-largest tree in the United States and the largest of any species east of the Sierra Nevada. The tree is about 1,000 years old! The wildlife refuge is about 4 miles west of St. Francisville in southeastern Louisiana, which is at the junction of U.S. Highway 61…

    Death Valley Pictures

    4/26/22 •

    This national park does a good job of living up to its harsh name. It is the lowest, hottest, and driest place in the United States. And year, it’s 3.3 million acres which span California and Nevada are considered to be both tranquil and beautiful. Although I don’t think its a strong enough an attraction…

    Culture: How Legal Gambling Age Differs per State

    3/11/22 •

    …Kentucky, anyone that has reached the age of eighteen is allowed to legally gamble. However, in states such as Nevada, an individual needs to have reached the age of twenty-one to be able to partake in any form of gambling whatsoever. Each Form of Gambling and its Age Restrictions Gambling usually broken down into a…

    How to Find a Good Sportsbook in Massachusetts

    4/26/22 •

    …the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was passed in 1992, making it illegal in the state. As a result of this legislation, only Nevada could provide the general public with a comprehensive selection of sports betting options. With that said, if one is still willing to place a bet or two in Massachusetts, is…