Category Archives: April 2007

Lake District’s Bid For World Heritage Status

The Lake District is a broad and verdant expanse of northern England in the neck of the British mainland, just below the head of Scotland and clinging to the eastern shore of the Irish Sea. At 885 square miles it is the largest of England’s National Parks and the subject of much recent attention from the park industry, because it is bidding to become the country’s latest World Heritage site. Though England possesses more famous heritage sites than the Lake … Continue reading

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Windermere Cove

Hidden along the shores of the Lake of the Ozarks in Roach, Mo., is the town of Cave-Pump (now called Windermere Cove). The little town grew up, literally, around a hole in the ground that revealed a deep cave perfect for refrigeration and providing access to fresh, spring-fed water. The Delaware and Osage Indian tribes originally occupied the cave and its surrounding land. The area was officially “settled” in 1829 and since then has been developed and re-developed several times. … Continue reading

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Cascading Water

Stay-and-play water resorts are all the rage right now. So much so that our local version, Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, home to the famous Cedar Point Amusement Park, has just announced it will add 93,000 square feet to its existing facility, making it the nation’s largest water park. According to Kalahari President Todd Nelson, “This thing will never be finished. We’ll be making it better, nicer, with more amenities.” He adds, “As trends and times change, you need to … Continue reading

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Life In Pictures

Not so long ago, the term “sound bite” was coined, and people learned that it was sometimes just a mere word or phrase spoken at the right time that crystallized a moment. We always knew that the right words can come to symbolize so much (i.e., “One small step for man …”), but as television eventually replaced radio for news, events, dramas, comedy and even music (MTV), the visual image is the one that sticks with us so very long … Continue reading

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