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2008-09-08 15:00:33

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- iExplore (http://www.iexplore.com/) announced today their list of Top Ten Hiking and Trekking Vacation Spots Worldwide as determined by their Adventure Travel Consultants. 1. Annapurna Circuit, Nepal The 186.5 mile, three week Annapurna circuit gets you up close to some of the highest mountains in the Himalayas, and is considered the best hike in the world by many. 2. Appalachian Trail Each year tens of thousands of people set off to complete the...

2006-12-30 15:00:23

By DANIEL CHAZIN WHERE: Saxon Woods Park (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) FEATURES: This loop hike circles the southern section of this Westchester County Park, affording a pleasant stroll on gentle woods roads. LENGTH: About 2.7 miles. DIFFICULTY: Easy. TIME: About two hours. MAP: Saxon Woods Park map (available online at westchestergov.com/ parks/pdfs/Maps/Trailways/SaxonWoodsPark.pdf). DOGS: Permitted on leash. HOW TO GET THERE: Cross the George Washington Bridge and take the Cross Bronx...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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