Roy A. Barnes Travel Articles

 
Civil War Sites in Norfolk, Virginia
Civil War Sites in Norfolk, Virginia The Civil War played an important role in the Norfolk's history as Roy A. Barnes found out using the city's newest form of transport as well as his newest pair of shoes.
Hiking in North Wales: Sampling Steep Climbs, Legends, and Holy Undertakings
Hiking in North Wales: Sampling Steep Climbs, Legends, and Holy Undertakings Roy A. Barnes endured sore muscles and weather not always ideal so he could experience some wonderful hiking opportunities that offered breathtaking views and chances to relive Welsh history.
Three Wales River, Lake, and Sea Kayaking Adventures from Anglesey to the River Dee
Three Wales River, Lake, and Sea Kayaking Adventures from Anglesey to the River Dee Roy A. Barnes took advantage of Wales' geographic location to kayak on a lake, the sea, and a river, getting "baptized" doing the latter.
Déjà vu and Legends in the Castles of North Wales
Déjà vu and Legends in the Castles of North Wales Roy A. Barnes explored some of the 500 castles situated in a land the size of Massachusetts, finding plenty of history and even some chills.
The “Carnival” Spirit of Biloxi’s Mardi Gras – Mississippi Gulf Coast
The “Carnival” Spirit of Biloxi’s Mardi Gras – Mississippi Gulf Coast Roy A. Barnes attended the Mississippi Gulf Coast's largest Fat Tuesday celebration while pondering its first one 100-plus years earlier.
Running, Hiking, and Kayaking Uniquely in Spokane, Washington
Running, Hiking, and Kayaking Uniquely in Spokane, Washington Roy A. Barnes found that common activities in "The Lilac City" have their own unique flavor and charm.
Sauntering Through the Misty Land of Doll Houses: Bamberg, Germany
Sauntering Through the Misty Land of Doll Houses: Bamberg, Germany Visiting a place can be almost like a dream in motion as Roy A. Barnes found out while setting foot in a not so publicized Bavarian city.
If I’m Lost in the Clouds, How Come I Found Some Other Sides to Germany?
If I’m Lost in the Clouds, How Come I Found Some Other Sides to Germany? Roy A. Barnes visited many notable attractions during his recent trip to Germany, but it's the little things from that visit that he remembers just as much, if not more.
Getting Into The Christmas Spirit German Style, Part Two – Nuremberg, Germany
Getting Into The Christmas Spirit German Style, Part Two – Nuremberg, Germany Roy A. Barnes found out that in Nuremberg, Germany, one can get into the Christmas spirit anytime of the year.
Getting Into The Christmas Spirit German Style, Part One – Saxony, Germany
Getting Into The Christmas Spirit German Style, Part One – Saxony, Germany Roy A. Barnes found out more about the traditions and gifts of Christmas in eastern Germany, where Christmas is a way of life.