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Popular Lassen Park Attraction Closed During 2018

Popular Lassen Park Attraction Closed During 2018

Bumpass Hell.

It sounds like a place to avoid like hell when you’re on vacation.

But Bumpass Hell, the top hydrothermal feature in Northern California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park, is one of the “must-see” stops along the 30-mile-long main road through the park.

Unfortunately, those headed to Lassen this summer this summer literally won’t be able to “go to Hell.”

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How “Sweet” It Is: Hiking in Oregon’s Coast Range

How “Sweet” It Is: Hiking in Oregon’s Coast Range

One of the great things about living (as I now do) in Eugene, Oregon are the nearby natural wonders: Mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, and the beaches and sand dunes at the shore of the Pacific Ocean.

During the past year I’ve had an opportunity to explore some of the scenic places with an hour or so by car from my home.

And the sweetest of these visually “sweet” destinations is in the Coast Range west of the Willamette Valley.

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“Cuba, Libre?” Named “Best Documentary Feature”

“Cuba, Libre?” Named “Best Documentary Feature”

Just days after receiving its fourth award from film festivals and competitions, Cuba, Libre?, the 2016 documentary produced by Tales Told From The Road publisher, Dick Jordan, has won the “Best Documentary Feature” award from the Festigious International Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Here’s the film’s trailer.

“Cuba, Libre?” Trailer from Dick Jordan on Vimeo.
 

Production on the film began in the spring of 2015, just months after U.S. President, Barack Obama, and Cuba President, Raoul Castro, simultaneously announced the easing of restrictions on travel between the two countries.

It premiered on public access television station, MarinTV, in January of 2016 and has been shown on over 40 other such stations across the U.S.