Ten gift ideas for the backpacker in your life

Backpackers tend to be minimalist, transient souls. This fact often makes choosing a gift for your favorite hiker difficult. I have included a few of my favorite items below. I hope you find something they’ll (or you’ll) love! This crumpled map will hold up when buried under other items at the bottom of a rucksack. Also, a trail map is… Read More Ten gift ideas for the backpacker in your life

Stop and smell the roses Saturday! Colours of the rainbow: The Azalea Path in Southern Indiana

Originally posted on petiteloulouseverydayadventures:
Among the rolling hills and corn fields of southwestern Indiana lies a veritable oasis of lush flora and gorgeous statues. In the late ’70s, a forest in Hazleton, Indiana, was transformed into a wonderland of azaleas, rhododendrons, roses, and other blooming wonders. Visiting the Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is a sensory experience that…