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Flying Boats!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Media, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a boat… Like a scene out of a Twister movie a boat comes flying across the screen and proceeds to smash into the side of a car. The comical iPhone video was filmed during a rare thunderstorm in the hills of Hollidaysburg, Pa. Evan McCaffrey was on his front porch when a strange funnel cloud began to form above his house. Quick thinking and intuition drove him to take out his phone and film the storm. Much to his surprise a fishing boat was lifted by the high winds from a neighbours house. It proceeded to fly through the air and land on top of his car. Evan says that the boat and the car were both damaged by the impact. At least he has video evidence for the...

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Southern Spain-Ten Days On Narrow Roads Along The Mediterranean

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Europe, Places to Trek, Spain | 0 comments

This is a story sent to me from Erik Bergin from the Traveling Reporter on his travels in southern Spain. Southern Europe is a world of its own. But perhaps not in the way you would think. Erik Bergin on how he found the Wild West, a fairy tale castle and the continent’s largest palm farm on Spain’s narrow roads from Alicante to Málaga, FROM ALICANTE TO MÁLAGA. The journey starts with a heavy walk. I am in Alicante, the south Spanish city along the Mediterranean, which has an old fortress looming on a hilltop, which I attempt to climb. The fortress is called Castillo Santa Barbara. And the air is hot. Being May, summer is already well under way in this part of Europe. But the wind is blowing nicely and the view up here on the hill over sea, city and...

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