Posts by Sonja Stark:
Grand County’s Rocky Mountain Highs By Sonja Stark “Sturgis is good with beginners. Just pull on his withers to help you up and dig your heels into his behind to show him who is boss,” assures my Equine Instructor, Joe. I’m spending the afternoon atop a creature of mischief and hunger at Sombrero Stables, part […]
Sonja Stark visits Hong Kong and China: Cha-ching, feng shui, and man mo. Observations on the Great Wall of China, the Summer Palace and the opulence of Hong Kong.
Dijon France is a Great City to enjoy the Freedom of the Segway By Sony Stark GoNOMAD Videographer There’s no better way to visit the essential landmarks of Dijon, France than aboard the safe, solid and sexy Segway. Yes, sexy! Where there are scooters in Paris and ferry service in the French Riviera, there are […]
A Walking Tour of Polished Concrete: Hamburg’s Futuristic Harbor City By Sonja Stark “Rome wasn’t built in a day” but by comparison HafenCity could be. This conceptual city on the River Elbe is taking shape at record speed in North Germany’s landscape of dikes, canals and ports. It will take the span of 25 years […]
Lake Placid, New York: Winter Sports in Slow Motion By Sonja Stark In Lake Placid village you’re bound to bump into athletes who propel down twisty tubes, jump ice-capped moguls and rocket off bone-chilling high jumps. And though it’s been years since the first Olympics (1932 & again in 1980) the world-class training center reminds […]
Biking Pittsburgh’s Transformed Riverfronts By Sony Stark “Cycle tracks abound in utopia,” said H.G. Wells. If that’s true, then Pittsburgh, Pa., comes closer to utopia than any other metropolis in the country. The former “Steel City” has transformed itself into a rails-to-trails showpiece complete with 21 miles to bike, walk, board or blade. The Forks […]
Yukon Territory | Sony Stark heads to Canada’s Yukon Territory for the 460-mile Yukon River Quest, the longest canoe and kayak race in the world.