Category Archives: Travelogues

Ranges & Rivers 2020 Gallery

A selection of images from our 4,560-mile summer getaway. This was an alternate plan, created after flying became undesirable due to the pandemic. (We’ll save Portland and the Oregon Coast for when things are back to normal.) We managed to … Continue reading

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Hiking in Yosemite National Park

During our three week vacation in June/July we hiked a grand total of 102.5 miles, 33.9 of which were in Yosemite National Park. This park contains an incredible 800 miles of trails, so we’re just scratching the surface here, but we … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 Gallery

Images from our epic 2,682-mile road trip through five national parks: Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sequoia, Pinnacles and Great Basin. Also featuring San Francisco, California coast, Cedar Breaks and Timpanogos Cave national monuments, Salt Lake City and Denver. June 22 – … Continue reading

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New Orleans 2018 Gallery

Images from our return to New Orleans and some stops along the way in Columbus, IN, Nashville and Birmingham. March 24 – April 1, 2018. Click to enlarge, read captions and view slideshow.

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Travelogue: Twin Cities Weekend

We kicked off our travel season early this year. Both of us had some free time on the first week of the year so we were looking for a destination within easy driving distance that we hadn’t visited in a … Continue reading

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High Kick’s Best of 2017

  As 2017 comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on another year of travel, specifically the food and beverage department. Our spring break getaway focused on the southwestern states of Arizona, Nevada and California, while summer had us … Continue reading

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Travelogue: The Way Home

Aug 1-5 Departing Fundy National Park with our sights set on Montréal, we mentally prepared for what would be the longest day in the car of the trip. Since Maine nearly slices Canada in half up there, the most efficient … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Halifax and Fundy National Park

July 29- August 1 Earlier in the summer we watched a documentary called “Our Provinces” that was made to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. In it, the filmmaker traveled across the country visiting the places and people who make up modern … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Fortress of Louisbourg

July 28-29, 2017 The fortified town of Louisbourg served as capital to the French colony of Île Royale (present day Cape Breton Island), during a time of fierce competition for North American dominance between European powers. Having just lost control … Continue reading

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Travelogue: Cape Breton Island Part Two

July 27-28, 2017 On our second morning on Cape Breton, we awoke at the cozy Albert’s Motel in Chéticamp and planned the day over coffee on the porch. Our next accommodations were reserved at the Broad Cove campground near Ingonish … Continue reading

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