Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

America’s Deepest Lake
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America’s Deepest Lake

Crater Lake by Wendy VanHatten Want to visit America’s deepest lake? If so, head to Oregon…to Crater Lake. With a depth of 1,943 feet, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States, and one of the most beautiful. The water’s intense blue color is an indication of its […]

Dinosaur bones…Mummies…and Gigantic Geodes… Oh My
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Dinosaur bones…Mummies…and Gigantic Geodes… Oh My

Denver Museum of Nature and Science By Wendy VanHatten   Visiting Denver? Have kids with you?   If so, you need to stop at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Exploring the wonders of Colorado, the earth, and the entire universe will keep you entertained and informed for the […]

Victoria…On Vancouver Island
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Victoria…On Vancouver Island

Victoria and Vancouver Island By Wendy VanHatten Ninety minutes after you leave the city of Vancouver, your ferry docks at Victoria on Vancouver Island. You have no idea how it happened, but you’d swear you weren’t even in the same country. The city of Vancouver and its bustling seaport and […]

French Carousels
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French Carousels

So many French towns and villages have a carousel somewhere in the town square or close to it. Even Paris has six.   We encountered these colorful, smile-generating merry-go-rounds in several cities in Provence. I had never given any thought to how and why they became a popular ride. Apparently, […]

Amboy Crater…Volcano Eruption
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Amboy Crater…Volcano Eruption

Take a Road Trip…to Amboy Crater By Wendy VanHatten Amboy Crater is an extinct North American cinder cone type of volcano that rises above a 27 square mile lava field in southern California. This 250-foot-high crater is 1,500 feet in diameter. Located in the Barstow-Bristol trough, a conspicuous west-northwest trending […]