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Hot Springs Bathhouse to Brewpub

“Quaff the elixir” is an old saying in Hot Springs, Arkansas, a town made famous for its natural thermal spring water. Thanks to very low sulfur content and no bad-tasting minerals in the Ouachita Mountains springs, the water is drinkable … Continue reading

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Spotlighting the Sporting Dog

The enduring canine to human bond has long been epitomized in literature and film. Respectively, the keen devotion of man to his dog is beautifully portrayed at The National Bird Dog Museum in Grand Junction, Tenn. Read more in DeSoto Magazine  (pg … Continue reading

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Legendary Bait & Tackle Shops

Passionate proprietors of bait and tackle shops have no shortage of colorful fishing tales to tell. “You gotta be a character to be in the fishing business,” says Peggy Byrd, veteran shopkeeper at Whalebone Tackle in Nags Head, N.C.  No … Continue reading

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On Safari and Beyond with WALLSabout Travel

Fine art photographer and Bristol gallery owner Benjamin Walls heads to East Africa this month, already anticipating an early dawn safari in hopes of spotting a familiar pride of lions in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. Walls has been here on … Continue reading

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Tip your helmets, the bike turns 200

On a recent trip abroad, I spent a few days in Southwest Germany for a very special occasion — the upcoming 200th anniversary of the bicycle. The city of Mannheim is the acclaimed birthplace of the bicycle and where an early … Continue reading

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