January 2014 - ROAM

Month: January 2014

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Wine and the River, 2014

I am not drinking it as I write (I swear) but rather musing over ROAM's evolution as an adventure company with respect to the grape.  I do not know what exactly it is about wine and wineries but ROAM has a long history of being associated with some of the world's best varietals.  Perhaps chance or simply an issue of demographics?  Or maybe wine drinkers enjoy the wilderness for similar…

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Killing Bears and Tourism with One Shot

The world is going crazy for bears these days.  And for good reason as these kings of the forest are fascinating and magnificent beasts.  The government of Alaska recently announced they are accepting applications for the lottery to visit Katmai National Park or McNeill River State Game Sanctuary.  mcneilriver.adfg.alaska.gov  These are two renowned sites for excellent viewing of brown bears in the wild.  If you have never been there, it…