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- 07.24.21 : Got to explore the recently-reopened Antelope Canyon near Page, AZ. It’s one of those sites that lives up to the hype. One benefit of Covid restrictions is that our tour group was only five people plus guide.07.24.21 : Checked out the overview of Horseshoe Bend the day after we kayaked around it on the water.07.23.21 : Kayaked down a gentle 10 miles of the Colorado River from Horseshoe Bend to Lee’s Ferry, AZ. We got back hauled up the river by @kayakthecolorado.07.22.21 : Explored a secret little permit-only area of Vermillion Cliffs National Monumenr. No, it’s not “The Wave” but it’s similar and we were the only people to be found for miles around, so it was even better.07.21.21 : Hiked 10 miles round trip down the North Kaibab Trail to Roaring Springs. The 3,300 feet of elevation gain in the heat was tough, but it’s an incredible trail. This is the Redwall Bridge about 2.8 miles and 2,100 feet down from the rim.07.20.21 : Saw some crazy rain and thunderstorm action while at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Second pic was later that evening with clear skies.
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Presenting the 2019 edition of the best things we ate and drank during our year in travel. (Ordered chronologically) Food 1. Chilaquiles – Lunitas : Gibsons, BC 2. Ling Cod – Drift : Gibsons, BC 3. Crispy Brussels Sprouts – Wobbly Canoe : Sechelt, … Continue reading
Presenting the 2018 edition of the best things we ate and drank on our 2018 travels. (Ordered chronologically) Food 1. Six course tasting menu – The Lakely : Eau Claire, WI 2. Umami Mama Pizza – Young Joni : Minneapolis, MN … Continue reading
Our spring break 2017 trip took us back to the desert southwest. Here’s some statistical info on how it all went down. Click the image for larger view.
2016 was another busy year of exploring. From the lonely landscapes of western Texas and New Mexico in April, to the watery world of the upper Great Lakes in July, we observed wildly contrasting parts of the continent. Internationally, we had … Continue reading
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A brief overview of the 8 parks we’ll be visiting in the next few weeks: Click for larger view.
This summer we’re returning to our road trip roots and making our travels exclusively by car for the first time since our spring 2014 DC trip. While flying is a great way to cover long distances quickly, spending a day … Continue reading