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March 17, 2014 in Ireland / (0) comments

Ireland Beach Vista

Every year, in the middle of March, many parts of the world turn their attention to Ireland—a gorgeous island nation full of history, culture, and amazing biking and walking routes. St. Patrick’s Day is a public holiday in Ireland, Northern Ireland and certain parts of Canada that occurs annually on March 17th—the death date of Ireland’s most famous Patron Saint—and… Read More


Impressionist art was a movement spawned in the 19th century by a group of French painters that emphasized colors, lighting and the essence of time passage in the works which often featured outdoor landscapes and depicted human movement rather than still portraits—a new artistic concept for the times. French Impressionist painters like Renoir, Sisley and Monet—whose Impression, Sunrise painting of… Read More

Lobster Dinner

  The geology of the Gulf of Maine makes it an ideal body of water for nurturing a natural abundance of sea life, as well as a perfect place for farming clams, salmon and oysters. The waters here are colder and more nutrient rich—due to the rugged coastline and Newfoundland current— than you might find more southward along the eastern… Read More

Cadillac Mtn View

Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park and the bustling summer community of Bar Harbor, is known for a dramatic coastal landscape that was carved by glaciers and the powerful ocean which provides the perfect playground for bikers. Travelers on our Maine Coast: Purely Acadia biking tour will explore beaches and mountains on the park’s many trails, as well… Read More

Chesap Bay Sunset

The Chesapeake Bay is a historical and ecological hotbed on the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States. The area is most known for its abundance of shorelines, islands and native seafood—especially blue crab, oysters and clams. The bay was also one of the first areas in the US to be settled and saw a part in both the American Revolutionary… Read More


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