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What Happens When Two Houstonians Take a Motorhome Trip Through Central America?

Posted on · If you’re going to travel through Central America, why not by motorhome? That’s what one Houston couple decided to do in 2003. John and Harriet Halkyard wrote a book about their experience called 99 Days to Panama, An Exploration of Central America by Motorhome. They chronicled their journey and offer traveling advice for those who […]

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Wildlife Accidents, Health Insurance, and Driving to Panama: Houston Matters for Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Posted on · It’s an inevitable byproduct of suburban sprawl: the farther we spread out geographically into previously undeveloped areas of an ever-expanding Greater Houston region the more we’re likely to come into contact with — and encroach on — the natural environment that’s already there. The opposite is also true: suburban and rural populations will see wildlife […]