Hoof It On Over to Nevada for Some Cowboy Poetry

© Paul Everett

Put on your spurs and round up family and friends for a ride to Elko, Nevada where the 29th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering kicks off on January 28th. The event is focused on promoting cowboy culture and features poetry, music, dance, and a variety of other performances and activities.

This year the festival is eagerly anticipating the participation of cowboys from Italy, who have their own brand of herding culture and a style of cowboy poetry all their own.

Visit the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering site for more info.

About The Author

Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.

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