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Found 2 blog entries for March 2014.

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Just north of Idaho’s capital city of Boise lies one of Idaho’s greatest treasures: the Boise Foothills. The Foothills consist of a vast network of trails, hills and valleys open for the public to observe and explore. The Foothills are a rich part of the Treasure Valley culture and is the playground for all sorts of people and creatures.

The Boise Foothills are also a home to diverse types of wildlife. From the fish in the stream to the birds in the air, the foothills has it all. One type of animal that you may encounter in your adventures in the foothills is deer. The Boise river and the adjacent foothills have almost always been a place for deer to wander. The deer feed on the shrubs and plants that cover the foothills area, mainly close to Lucky…

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Old Abandoned House

There's something equally eerie and compelling about a ghost town; whether it's the old, abandoned buildings, the whisper of history, or the faint visual telling of a simpler time. There are ghost towns that dot America's landscape in every direction, and while some retain only a few glimpses into the past, others hold on to period specific architecture that lure in tourists.

Ghost towns crop up when the economic factors that stimulated the town into existence become depleted or fail, sometimes because of disaster. For example, the towns of Centralia and Byrnesville, Pennsylvania were abandoned after a coal mine fire broke out in 1962 – and continues to burn to this day. There's the famous Pripyat, Ukraine, which was abandoned after the Chernobyl…

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