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Kentucky Trail Towns: Your Base for Adventure.

first_imgAll adventures, even the most remote back country excursions must start somewhere.  Kentucky Trail Towns are communities where adventure seekers embark on their journey.  Located near Kentucky’s best outdoor destinations, these communities serve as gateways to the natural world.  Kentucky is home to miles of trails for a variety of users, and some of the best streams and rivers in the region.  screen-shot-2016-11-16-at-12-54-53-pmRock climbers have long known Kentucky and its world-class climbing, and families will love the variety and diversity of campgrounds and lakes.  No matter what your adventure, there is a Kentucky Trail Town waiting to welcome you!screen-shot-2016-11-16-at-12-49-42-pmOutfitters, retailers, Kentucky Proud food, locally made spirits, and old-fashioned Kentucky hospitality help make these Trail Towns vibrant communities where visitors can find a true Kentucky experience.  They serve as welcomed respites along Kentucky’s long-distance trail systems and rivers. screen-shot-2016-11-16-at-12-49-51-pmSo, rather you’re testing your limits in the Red River Gorge, backpacking the Sheltowee Trace, cycling across the country on the TransAmerica or floating one of Kentucky’s iconic waterways, look for a nearby Kentucky Trail Town.  We think you’ll like what you find…screen-shot-2016-11-16-at-12-49-30-pmlast_img read more

Turkey rejected PM plane route

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Defence Minister Panos Kammenos has confirmed that Ankara’s refusal to allow the plane carrying Greece’s prime minister to fly over Turkey when Alexis Tsipras visited Iran earlier this month forced Athens to find an alternative route.Speaking on Star TV late on Monday, Kammenos confirmed Kathimerini’s report that Ankara refused permission because the flight plan included a stop on Rhodes for refuelling.Turkey considers the prime ministerial jet a military aircraft and Rhodes to be part of a demilitarised zone in the Aegean.Turkey would only allow the plane to fly through its air space if it stopped at Bodrum for fuel. In the end, the Greek plane refuelled in Egypt, before flying to Iran via Saudi Arabia.New Democracy and PASOK criticised the government for not choosing to land on Rhodes.On Tuesday, 21 Turkish air force planes and helicopters breached Greek air space in the northeastern and southeastern Aegean.Source: Kathimerinilast_img read more