The Great Smokey Mountains National Park

One of Eitan’s bucket list items is to visit the top National Parks in the U.S; there are 63 National Parks in the US, and while visiting all of them might take some time, we are OK with visiting the most famous ones first. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park usually lands in the top…

May 18, 1980

On May 18, 1980 at 8:32 a.m., a magnitude 5.1 earthquake triggered one of the world’s largest recorded landslides, followed by one of the most powerful volcanic blasts in the history of North America: Mount St. Helens. That morning, twenty-three square miles of the mountain blasted sideways at 650 m.p.h. The temperature reached 660 degrees…