The Art of Mountain Watching
When you work as a fire lookout in Washington’s North Cascades National Park, your day begins at 5:30 A.M., when the sun rises over miles of immense glaciated peaks, blasts through your window-walled cabin and pin-balls off the propane stove, lightning stool and Osborne Fire Finder, sending diamond light in all directions.
Beyond the Bluegrass
If you think Kentucky is a sleepy southern state, you’re in for some surprises. Here, the fittest, finest Thoroughbred horses compete in some of the highest-stake races in the world. Award-winning bourbon, a Kentucky exclusive, is distilled with the same intense care and knowledge that’s applied to wines in Napa Valley.