Politics Monday: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter On Afghanistan Fallout (PBS)

NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the fallout in Afghanistan after the U.S. withdrawal and how it could affect America’s midterm elections.

Yachting Views: Lituya Bay, Southern Alaska (Video)

Apart from a minor date correction, this is a re-issue of an existing video describing our first visit to one of the more interesting and potentially hazardous anchorages we have visited.

Lituya Bay is a fjord located on the coast of the south-east part of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is 14.5 km long and 3.2 km wide at its widest point. The bay was noted in 1786 by Jean-François de Lapérouse, who named it Port des Français. Twenty-one of his men perished in the tidal current in the bay.

Hiking Tour: Ross Lake National Recreation Area In Washington State (4K)

Ross Lake National Recreation Area is a US national recreation area in north central Washington just south of the Canada–US border. It is the most accessible part of the North Cascades National Park Complex which also includes North Cascades National Park and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

Previews: “Bikepacking – Exploring The Roads Less Cycled” (September 2021)

Bikepacking is the publication to discover the adventurous spirit of life on two wheels. Exploring journeys in different regions around the world, introducing the people and culture around it, and giving you the lowdown of all the tips and tricks, this book presents the insights and inspiration to plan your expeditions. Whether beginner or experienced, this is a journey for everyone to enjoy.

They say that what matters is the journey and not the destination, and that couldn’t be more accurate when it comes to bicycle touring. Pack your bag! Taking the roads less traveled, Bikepacking explores surroundings every pedal of the way whilst embracing the freedom nature offers. Long-distance cycling is more than a method of transportation, it’s a vibrant traveling philosophy.

Stefan Amato is a British-based biker and the founder of a bicycle tour operator Pannier.cc. Since its founding in 2012, it has become a staple of the biking community both in the UK and abroad.

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Inside Views: New York Michelin-Starred Korean Steakhouse ‘Cote’ (Video)

NYC’s Cote is the only Michelin-starred Korean steakhouse in the world. See what it takes for its team of highly trained chefs to get ready for dinner service as they prepare about 3,000 pounds of beef per week and hundreds of plates of banchan for the restaurant’s Korean barbecue-style service.

Credits: Director/Producer: Daniel Geneen Camera: Connor Reid, Murilo Ferriera Editor: Daniel Geneen

Analysis: With Takeover By Taliban, What Is Future Of Afghanistan? (WSJ Video)

The Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, with fighters entering the presidential palace, and gunshots broke out at Kabul’s airport as thousands tried to flee the country. The collapse of the Afghan government creates an uncertain future for civilians and challenges for the U.S. Photo: Stringer/Reuters

Travel Views: Vietnam (4K)

Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.

Colorado Views: Boulder & Rocky Mountain Parks

Boulder is a city at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, in northern Colorado. To the west, the trail-lined Flatirons are craggy rock formations overlooking the city. Downtown’s pedestrian Pearl Street Mall includes art galleries, cafes, restaurants and boutiques. The University of Colorado Boulder campus is home to the Fiske Planetarium and the Museum of Natural History, with zoology and anthropology exhibits. 

In this video or Northern Colorado we show Eldorado Springs(2:50), Nederland(4:07), Boulder (6:37), Lyons(13:32), Estes Park(14:13), Rocky Mountain National Park (19:03), and Grand Lake. Below are the places of interest featured in the video.

PLACES OF INTEREST Boulder Falls (5:24) Boulder Canyon Dr, Nederland Peal Street Mall (8:12) Boulder Celestial Seasonings Tea (13:10) 4600 Sleepytime Dr, Boulder TOURS Green Jeep Tours (16:01) 157 Moraine Ave, Estes Park Estes Park Trolley (16:10) EstesParkTrolleys.com Estes Park Aerial Tram (18:07) 420 E Riverside Dr, Estes Park

AMUSEMENT PARKS Fun City (17:38) 455 Prospect Village Dr, Estes Park Open Air Adventure Park (17:56) 490 Prospect Village Dr, Estes Park

FOOD Pasta Jays (9:02) 1001 Pearl St, Boulder Bar Taco (9:18) 1048 Pearl St Suite 101, Boulder West End Tavern (9:40) 926 Pearl St, Boulder Know Thai (9:50) 1600 Broadway, Boulder The Wild Rose (16:54) 157 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park Estes Park Brewery (18:03) 470 Prospect Village Dr, Estes Park

COFFEE & ICE CREAM Ozo Coffe Company (2:30) 1015 Pearl St, Boulder Coffee on the Rocks (15:10) 510 Moraine Ave, Estes Park Munchin House (16:33) 130 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park Lauras Fine Candies (17:09) 129 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park

PARKS Eldorado Canyon State Park (2:50) 9 Kneale Rd, Eldorado Springs, CO Eben G Fine Park (tubing) (6:42) 101 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder Boulder Creek Path (7:13) 101 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder Chautauqua Park (10:36) 900 Baseline Rd, Boulder Boulder Reservoir (12:01) 5565 51st St, Boulder Knoll-Willow Open Space (15:30) 300 MacGregor Ave, Estes Park Bond Park (15:52) 170 MacGregor Ave, Estes Park Rocky Mtn National Park (19:03)