By Blair Howard
This advisor is a part of a sequence targeting open air actions reminiscent of climbing, cycling, mountaineering, horseback driving, downhill skiiing, parasailing, backpacking, waterskiing and scuba diving. old and different historical past details is supplied, in addition to entire shuttle information.
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If you're venturing out into the woodlands, you should learn to identify them. Their most distinctive feature is a characteristic three-leaf arrangement. To avoid problems, assume that everything is poisonous. Don't put anything into your mouth, not even if you're sure you know what it is. Don't touch plants you can't identify. Don't pick flowers. A victim of poisoning should quickly drink two or three glasses of water to dilute the poison, then vomiting should be induced syrup of ipecac works well - and the victim transported to the nearest emergency room along with a sample of the poisonous plant.
If you want to really get off the beaten path, you'll need something more detailed. The majority of destinations in this book are best reached by car; with a few notable exceptions, they do not lend themselves to public transportation. If you've arrived at your base destination without wheels, you can rent a car at the airport or at any of the downtown rental company offices; if not, you'll have to limit Page 3 yourself to those trips that can be done easily by metrobus, cab, or on foot. There are plenty of excursions organized by local companies, and, in some cases, you can get where you want to go via Amtrak or Greyhound.
The deer tick is small, often no bigger than a large pinhead, and can be difficult to see. If you find a tick attached to your skin, don't try any of the old wives' remedies for removing it. The application of a lighted cigarette may cause it to regurgitate fluid back into your body, thus causing all sorts of infection. Use fine-jawed tweezers and grip the tick as gently as possible, and as close to your skin as possible. Do not squeeze the tick's body; you will inject its fluids into the bite.