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Category: Reviews

Wildflowers of Mississippi by S. Lee Timme

Whether you are digging for information about the Goldenrod and Black-eyed Susans that you see growing on the side of the road in Mississippi, or you are curious about the threatened or endangered carnivorous pitcher plants that you can find in the wetter areas of the Black Creek […]

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8 must-read canoeing books

 Exploring Coastal Mississippi by Scott B. Williams is a guidebook for exploring by boat (canoe, kayak…) the nooks and crannies of the Mississippi Gulf coast and barrier islands. Complete with info about safety, camping, weather, and navigation, this book is indispensable for any would-be adventurer that wants to paddle […]

Kon Tiki

We usually don’t think of the Age of Exploration lasting into the mid-20th century, but one of the greatest, most interesting and inspiring expeditions in the history of mankind happened  just 70 years ago! In 1947 Norwegian adventurer, Thor Heyerdahl, built a balsa wood raft and sailed it […]