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Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis is a record breaker.

Not only has she hiked the Appalachian Trail multiple times, but she’s also the first woman to be the overall record holder – hiking 2,181 miles in 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes!

She’s hiked thousands of miles all over the world including Mount Kilimanjaro, the Inca Trail in Peru and the Bibbulmun Track in Australia… just to name a few.

But her love of the Appalachian Trail is undeniable and expressed in her hiking memoir Becoming Odyssa.

Listen as Jennifer shares her personal journey hiking the Appalachian Trail in record time in this exclusive interview…


Boston Guide: The History of Boston’s Independence…

The birthplace of Benjamin Franklin, the location of the Boston Tea Party and the place where the Boston Massacre occurred, even the reluctant historian can’t help but be intrigued by the thick history that in ingrained in the streets and buildings of Boston.

Follow the path to independence as experienced by some of the most famous names of the American Revolution.

Boston Guide: What to See

There are sixteen sites on the official Freedom Trail covering 2.5 miles (4km). Keep an eye out for these highlights.Continue

Charter Fishing Cape Ann; Rockport, Massachusetts

There’s nothing like having a steaming flounder supper, after a long hard day fishing on cold Atlantic waters.

It applies to the three simple means of survival; food, water and shelter.

Fishing is arguably one of the most challenging and dangerous tasks in the world.  And what better way to learn more about the dangers and rewards than to step into the shoes of a fisherman out on the waters of Cape Ann.


How to Hike the Appalachians Without Falling Over

The great mountain range of eastern North America, the Appalachian Mountains are also one of the oldest – and best – long distance hikes in the world.

It’s also the longest. The Appalachian Trail draws thousands each year, though only a few hundred successfully complete this 2,157 mile (3,473 km) hike. It begins in Springer Mountain, Georgia and crosses 14 states – not to mention eight national forests and two national parks – before ending up in Mount Katahdin, Maine. Continue