Chasing the elusive walleye, Quetico Wilderness, Ontario, Canada.


To explore more stories and images from the Bible Lands . . . 

Bible Walks. Quick facts and photographs of hundreds of sites in Israel-Palestine.

Bible Places. Great site! Facts, photographs, and regularly updated news from the biblical world.

HolyLandPhotos' Blog. Instructive comments and great photographs from the biblical world.

Ferrell's Travel Blog. A go-to site for news and comments about biblical archaeology.

Holy Land Photos. The best place for free high resolution images. Well organized and labeled.

Lessons from the Land. The blog of Willis Britt, friend and fellow adjunct with JCBS.

Life in the Holy Land. A source of antique photographs from the Holy Land.

Paleojudaica. A website dedicated to ancient Judaism and its context.


To explore travel specialists, gear, and outfitters . . . 

Backcountry. A retailer of discounted outdoor gear. Deals are here, but must be hunted down.

Backpacker. A resource for all things backpacking.

Columbia Sportswear. My go-to label for outdoor clothing.

Eddie Bauer. Why not dream?

GearTrade. Why buy new? 

International Mountain Guides. An outfitter for trekking and mountain-climbing worldwide.

Middle Earth Travel. An outfitter for trekking, biking, and mountain-climbing in Turkey.

Moosejaw. With a name as good as this, their discount gear has to be interesting.

REI. A retailer of outdoor gear. Can be pricey, but is always good.

SectionHiker. A source for gear reviews and many ideas about backpacking.

Sierra Trading Post. The STP for trekkers. A retailer of discounted outdoor gear. 

National Geographic. See here for access to free USGS printable PDF quads. 


To explore outdoor adventure possibilities in the Bible Lands . . .

Abraham Path. A long distance trek across the Middle East.

Camino de Santiago. A network of pilgrim trails in SW Europe that focus on the tomb of St. James in Spain.

Israel National Trail. A site dedicated to the trail system in Israel.

Jesus Trail. A hiking path across Galilee, Israel.

Lycian Way. A long distance trek in southern Turkey.

Old Caesarea Diving Center. Scuba diving in the Roman harbor.

St Paul Trail. A long distance trek in southern Turkey.