Jack Kerouac spent the summer of 1956 manning a fire tower on Washington's Desolation Peak, in the northern Cascades. He didn't do much writing there, apparently, despite being alone with pencil and paper. But he stayed for 63 days. The views were good.

Jack Kerouac spent the summer of 1956 manning a fire tower on Washington's Desolation Peak, in the northern Cascades. He didn't do much writing there, apparently, despite being alone with pencil and paper. But he stayed for 63 days. The views were good.

Rent redone lookout towers for overnight stays :)

Rent redone lookout towers for overnight stays :)

I confini più strani del mondo: quando la divisione c'è e si vede

I confini più strani del mondo: quando la divisione c'è e si vede

25 Bizarre International Borders That Say A Lot About Politics United States and Canada: This vast border runs directly through the small town of Derby Line, cutting several buildings in half.

Guided Mini Boat Tour. Snorkel on an islands. $150 (own boat)  (We drive, no guide) from mainland

Guided Mini Boat Tour. Snorkel on an islands. $150 (own boat) (We drive, no guide) from mainland

juvet landscape hotel, norway

Juvet Landscape Hotel, Boutique hotel in West Norway, Norway

Exploring America's Abandoned, Rentable Fire Towers | Travel Photography | OutsideOnline.com

Spend the Night in the Sky: Rent a Fire Tower

Exploring America's Abandoned, Rentable Fire Towers | Travel Photography | OutsideOnline.com

Remnants of World War I, these "iron roads" take climbers to remote reaches of the Italian Alps—and tell stories of battle and bravery.

Remnants of World War I, these "iron roads" take climbers to remote reaches of the Italian Alps—and tell stories of battle and bravery.

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