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What Do Nudists Really Do? Part 13

Ted Peck
By Ted Peck Posted  in Bare Journeys

We swim, kayak, sail, canoe, fish, lay in the sun, hop into hot tubs, and paddle boat in the lake. These are among the activities at Emerald Lake Nudist Resort in Porter, Texas, just 26 miles from the center of downtown Houston.

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Interview with AANR President, Kathy Watzel

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By Review Resorts Posted  in Bare Journeys

We recently had the opportunity to interview Kathy Watzel, President of the American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR). Kathy has been a member of AANR since 1991, a Board Trustee since 2012, and formerly Chair of the Planning Committee.

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Interview with AANR Executive Director Erich Schuttauf

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By Review Resorts Posted  in Bare Journeys

We recently had the opportunity to interview Erich Schutthauf, Executive Director of the American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR). What are Your Responsibilities at AANR? Erich: As Executive Director, my chief job is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the AANR Office staff and headquarters, carrying out the policy directives of the Association’s Officers and … Continue Reading “Interview with AANR Executive Director Erich Schuttauf”

What Does AANR Do For Us?

Ted Peck
By Ted Peck Posted  in Bare Journeys

AANR and its AANR-Regions are lending assistance in various legal/advocacy situations and cases. Without providing sensitive or privileged information, situations have included

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Nude-A-Palooza Clothing Optional Concert at Cypress Cove Nudist Resort

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By News Release Posted  in Bare Journeys

What do you get when you mix six tribute bands, lots of naked people, and a passion for finding a breast cancer cure? Nude-a-palooza! Hosted by Cypress Cove Nudist Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, Nude-a-palooza is an all-day charity concert, now in its eleventh year, that has raised nearly $350,000 for breast cancer research. Held on Saturday, October 19 beginning at 12 Noon, the event is open to the public and features six bands with tributes to Buddy Holly, The Carpenters, Donna Summer, Beyoncé, Huey Lewis and the News, and Aerosmith.

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What Do Nudists Really Do? Part 12

Ted Peck
By Ted Peck Posted  in Bare Journeys

At an AANR board meeting a few years ago, someone said that office staff at a nudist resort should be dressed because it was a business. I said that it depends on what business you’re in. Everybody laughed and I lost the floor before I could explain what I meant. I meant that our business, the business of every nudist resort, club, or organization, revolves around an idea, the idea that clothes are unnatural, being naked is natural.

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Hidden Lake Nudist Resort – A Hidden Florida Gem

Ralph Collinson
By Ralph Collinson Posted  in Bare Journeys

Tucked away in the northwest corner of the Florida Panhandle in Santa Rosa County is Hidden Lake Nudist Resort. This is a place to get away and enjoy You can fish, swim, paddle boat or just relax and do nothing.

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What Do Nudists Really Do? – Part 11

Ted Peck
By Ted Peck Posted  in Bare Journeys

What do nudists do? We run, or walk, in Nude 5ks and we are at Wildwood Nudist Resort, near Decatur, TX, northwest of Fort Worth. Wildwood is exquisite with two solar heated pools, green lawns, neat trailer homes and houses, plus 25 or so acres of woods.

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What Do Nudists Really Do? – Part 10

Ted Peck
By Ted Peck Posted  in Bare Journeys

What Do nudists do? We Run, or Walk in Nude 5Ks. We do this five times a year: twice at Star Ranch near Austin; once each at Wildwood and Bluebonnet northwest of Fort Worth and at Oaklake Trails between Oklahoma City and Tulsa. There was a time that we had 8 races per year.

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Camping at Clothing Optional Resorts in the U.S.

Nomadic Nudists
By Nomadic Nudists Posted  in Bare Journeys

So you’ve decided that traveling to clothing optional resorts this summer is a much better idea than standing in a four hour line for a three-minute ride at Disney World. Good choice! Vacationing at nudist resorts or “Nakations” are all the rage these days!

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