Coming To A Town Near You

Coming To A Town, kite stores such as Tumbleweeds & Tarantulas are opening in towns large and small as the popularity of kites is on an upswing. Still, pardon the pun, to a large degree the sport of kiting flies under the radar even though there are some major...

A Forgotten Chapter

Oddly enough, from their inception innovative military strategists have found use for kites. In fact there is historic evidence that kites originated in China as a tool of war. Made of light wood and cloth and designed to imitate the natural flight of birds, these...

Battle For The Skies

Afghanistan is an ancient county. War and battles have been a way of life for decades and centuries, and now village is spared from the fierce fighting. In Kabul, the battle for dominance of the skies predates the historic flight of Oliver and Wilbur Wright, and even...

Cheaper Than Therapy

It is doubtful if your health insurance provider or HMO will buy you a kite from Tumbleweeds & Tarantulas. Still there is a therapeutic benefit to kite flying. Kite flying can also enhance your time spent with family, help you drop a pound or two, and, perhaps,...

Mark Your Calendar

Mark your calendar, start making travel plans, and pick up your kite supplies and kites at Tumbleweeds and Tarantulas. For the kite enthusiast who also happens to enjoy the classic American road trip, what could be better than an epic cross country adventure (on Route...

How Much?

Kites and kiting can be a delightful hobby for the budget conscious or the youngster looking to get the most out of their allowance, the average customer at Tumbleweeds & Tarantulas. As with any hobby, however, the sky is the limit. Consider the Joachim Nellissen...