Hiking Adventures

Nebraska is a beautiful land, filled with grasslands, gentle rolling hills, and endless skies (blue yet sometimes stormy, like tonight)

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We have been exploring all sorts of terrain with Hiking Experiences. We are so blessed by our landscape, while discovering every treasure this area holds.

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Join us if you are in the area, walk in our footsteps if you can’t connect with us but be sure you visit all of Nebraska’s trails to enrich your soul. Details at our Facebook page, Hiking Experiences

Sun In Your Face

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“Turn your face to the sun…and the shadows will fall behind you.”

Traveling with little, to no, destination in mind is a wonderful way to discover new unexplored areas.  Lessons I have learned while traveling are invaluable.  Until you walk, dine, interact, immerse yourself in a region you cannot fully understand the travel presence in a community.

Iowa is home to miles and miles of year round outdoor activity opportunities.  Even the urbanized areas put a high value on their green spaces.  You would be hard pressed to find a city, town, or community that does not boast at least one city park.  The open areas are shaded by towering shade trees, and the hiking trails lead you on remarkable winding adventures.  It is a nice respite to hike instead of drive for awhile, even if I no destination in mind.   

As I wandered aimlessly down a twisting path, through the overgrown brush, the words above crossed my mind.  If your face is to the sun, all your shadows are literally behind you.  It is not just a fanciful way of expressing one’s belief that things will get better, it is a fact.  Let the sun sine down on you occasionally.  Put the worries that darken your life behind you.  

Travel well my friends!