Robert Heidersbach | Hobbies & Interests

Robert Heidersbach enjoys Travel, Biking, and Kayaking

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Robert Heidersbach The Hub City_ Lafayette, LA

The Hub City: Lafayette, LA

Lafayette is Louisiana’s central hub for Cajun and Creole culture. The city – blending its authentic Creole heritage with the hustle and bustle of a booming, cosmopolitan city – is a favorite attraction for tourists and locals alike. Lafayette boasts big-city opportunities with a sense of small-town charm and provides a variety of fun and […]

Robert Heidersbach RAGBRAI The Week Long Ride

The Week Long Ride: Ragbrai

Ragbrai – Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa – is a non-competitive, seven-day bicycle ride in the state of Iowa. The trip was first held in 1973 and has continued to this day as the most extensive bicycle touring event in the world. The event draws many cyclists from the U.S. as well as […]

Robert Heidersbach - Exploring One of My Favorite Places in Florida_ Pelican Island

Exploring One of My Favorite Places in Florida: Pelican Island

The History of Pelican Island Around 4,000 BC the ocean around Florida began to rise, resulting in the creation of a newly formed shoreline. The shoreline became a beautiful home of biological diversity, and though it has evolved since, it is still one of the most unique and diverse places to visit in Florida. Pelican […]

Robert Heidersbach A Travel Guide to Exploring Egypt

A Travel Guide to Exploring Egypt

While Egypt is mostly known for the mighty Nile and impressive monuments, its splendid delta and enchanting desert make for postcard-perfect memories. Filled with rich history that dates back thousands of years, the inhabitants love to tell stories about the country’s long past and welcome visitors from around the globe. Take a look below to […]

Robert Heidersbach Stops on the Katy Trail

Notable Stops on the Katy Trail

Stretching 237.7 miles long and 100 feet wide, Missouri’s scenic Katy Trail State Park features a crushed limestone path for hiking or biking and is likely the skinniest state park in the country. It was started over a century ago as the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad, also known as the K-T, for which it found its name. […]


The Best Bike Trails to View Fall Foliage

The crispness of fall is in the air and soon the leaves will be turning their marvelous golden colors. The best way to start enjoying the fall foliage is to take a bike ride on some of the country’s most beautiful trails.

Robert Heidersbach Best Places to Kayak Around the World

Best Places to Kayak Around the World

Sea of Cortez, Mexico: The sea of Cortez is located between the Baja peninsula (the peninsula that hangs down beneath California) and the rest of Mexico. There, rugged island cliffs jut out of impossibly clear water. Take the opportunity to explore these islands, many of which can only be visited by boat. Local wildlife includes: […]


The Best Small Towns to Travel To Around the World

Throughout my decades of travel experience, only one thing has stayed the same: traveling to rural areas and small towns.


These Towns are the Most Bicycle-Friendly

Outside of my professional endeavors of educating young minds about corrosion and engineering, I enjoy traveling and cycling around the cities and counties I travel to. However, when it comes to domestic travel, my wife and I enjoy participating in long distance bike rides. We’ve cycled across Iowa in the RAGBRAI, across Missouri’s Katy Trail, […]


Think Like a Local While Traveling With These 4 Tips

For me, travel is all about meeting new people and fully immersing myself in a different culture. And the only way to do so is to travel like a local! When I travel, I aim to make my trips as authentic as possible by interacting with the local people and community. It presents a unique […]

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