Adventure

Navarre natives take on Europe in Red Bull challenge

Navarre natives take on Europe in Red Bull challenge

They are dropped into a foreign country they have never visited before, and where many people don’t even speak their language. Their phones, cash and credit cards are all taken from them. No rental car. No hotel or hostel stays booked. All devices with GPS and all personal cell phones must be surrendered on arrival. […]

Orth making most of outdoor adventure opportunities

Orth making most of outdoor adventure opportunities

Charlie Orth probably felt a little bit like he was in a scary shark movie. Here he was, scuba diving off a reef in Cancun, swimming around a whale shark. No big deal. That is until he realized there was another whale shark in the vicinity. Read the full article in the April 5 issue […]

In remembrance: Nanninga’s final journey on the Appalachian Trail

In remembrance: Nanninga’s final journey on the Appalachian Trail

As fall approached, Jim Nanninga was eager to complete his mission of hiking the entire Appalachian Trail. Derailed by an ankle injury last November after hiking more than 1,200 miles of the 2,180-mile trail over the course of three months, he rested and recovered and rolled out of Fort Walton Beach Sept. 6 via Greyhound […]

Miss Kim shares stories of traveling life

Miss Kim shares stories of traveling life

Kim Fenger sits back in a comfortable chair inside her room at The Beacon in Gulf Breeze and recalls a time when the world was a much different place. Known as Miss Kim to family and friends, Fenger was born in Korea in 1932 and remembers growing up in a country that was under the […]