Berlin Wall Anniversary

Today is the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For over 25 years a city existed within the confines of a wall that encircled it, keeping its residents in and everyone else out. Travel to and from West Berlin was only permitted through applications and documents. The Wall was a symbol of […]

Department of Interior waives fees November 11th

Here’s a low-cost way to enjoy the Veterans Day Holiday on Wednesday. From the National Park Service website: To honor America’s service men and women, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced that areas managed by the department will not charge entrance fees on Wednesday, November 11th. Visitors to public recreation lands managed by […]