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- 06.12.22 : The Thai sala at Olbrich Botanical Gardens reflected in an adjacent pool. The pavilion was given to the University of Wisconsin, Madison by the Thai government and the Thai chapter of the UW Alumni association. It is one of only four such structures located outside Thailand.05.28.22 : There are few places greener than Iowa in early summer. Trail view near the Little Bear Mound Group at Effigy Mounds National Monument.Happy National Trails Day 2022! Photo from 07.19.21, steps along the Taylor Creek trail in the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park.05.28.22 : Overlooking the Mighty Mississippi from Hanging Rock at Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa. We hiked 6 miles round trip from the visitor center to this point, passing numerous prehistoric burial mounds along the way. Pic 2 shows some circular mounds near Hanging Rock, others are shaped like bears or birds.04.15.22 : I should probably stop posting winter scenes since it’s now June… but here’s one final shot from Rocky Mountain National Park in April.04.25.22 : Lone tree in Moraine Park, Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Images from the April 7-17 road trip to Denver, Winter Park and Estes Park, Colorado.(Click on an image for larger view and captions)
Last year felt mostly back to normal in the travel department. We did a freshly-vaccinated spring road trip to Moab, UT and then returned to the skies for our big 3-week summer trip and our December trek through Yellowstone. We … Continue reading
We dreamed of visiting Yellowstone National Park in winter for years, and in 2021 we finally took the plunge. Visiting in winter is a such a different experience from summer that it’s practically a different park. Yellowstone receives about the … Continue reading
For the most part, travel was back to normal in 2021, which meant a return to our usual form of finding the best food and drink wherever we go. The following is our list of the best things we ate … Continue reading
We knew we were planning on hitting some remote sites on last summer’s trip, so we rented a pickup truck to help us get there. We were impressed just how rugged and unspoiled some of these places actually were. We … Continue reading
The Colorado Plateau region never fails to impress. Our recent three week trip was one of the most scenic we’ve ever taken. We’ve been through the area several times before, so this trip allowed us visit some lesser-known attractions to … Continue reading
Our latest travel adventure is upon us. On Friday, July 9th, we fly to Albuquerque, NM to begin a three week road trip through the four corners region. After an evening at the vintage El Vado Motel in Albuquerque, we’ll … Continue reading
Some statistics on our March 26-April 4 road trip to Moab, Utah.