Category Archives: USA

Icy Strait Point ZipRider, Alaska

The first time we visited Icy Strait Point, outside Hoonah in Alaska, we didn’t have time to try out the colossal, six-cable ZipRider zipline. When we returned last year, the very first thing we did was set this straight! Expand … Continue reading

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London Bridge – A Tale of Many Bridges

London Bridge, in one form or another, has crossed the River Thames between what is now the City of London and Southwalk for almost 2000 years. The latest version of London Bridge is a relatively plain affair, a straightforward structure … Continue reading

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Sunset at White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument outside Alamogordo in New Mexico is at once a sharp contrast to the snowy landscape outside my window as I write this post, yet in an odd way, surprisingly reminiscent of it. It may sound strange, … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Monument Valley

The landscape of Monument Valley, straddling the state line between Arizona and Utah, is spectacular at any time of day. But at sunrise it’s simply magical. Expand the minds of you and your children by travelling the World with Jaspa’s … Continue reading

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The Coastal Classic Train, Alaska

During my first visit to Alaska, way back in 2007, we’d planned to travel by train from Seward to Anchorage. If we had, there’s a good chance it would have made it’s way into the upcoming book about my Alaskan … Continue reading

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Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm, Maui

The Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm is located in Maui’s Upcountry region, on the lower slopes of the Haleakala volcano.  At an elevation of about 4000 feet, the climate is pleasantly ideal for growing lavender. There are around 55,000 lavender plants … Continue reading

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Iconic Monument Valley Highway

Some photographs are worth a thousand words. Here the classic lines of Highway 163 in Utah converge at the breathtaking Monument Valley. Expand the minds of you and your children by travelling the World with Jaspa’s Journey adventure novels! The … Continue reading

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