Category Archives: North America

Photography in Steamboat Springs

Last time we visited Steamboat Springs, Colorado we skied and played in the snow. What would we do on a summer visit by ourselves?  We counted on wonderful hiking… We visited three times during our week in Steamboat Springs – … Continue reading

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Camping in 102 degree heat

What is our limit for camping in the heat?  We can now say we have reached it.  In a week of camping we jumped from the frying pan into the fire. When we camped at Great Basin National Park in … Continue reading

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A trip to see dinosaurs

Did you know that there is a U.S. national monument devoted to dinosaurs? Dinosaur National Monument spans across northeast Utah and northwest Colorado where the Yampa River joins the Green River. In a major excavation in 1909, paleontologists discovered a dinosaur … Continue reading

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Celebrating another national park

When choosing a travel destination – we’ve never been disappointed by visiting a national park.  The scenery is spectacular, and we always take advantage of the good interpretive programs to understand its many wonders. Our first visit to a national … Continue reading

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Outdoors in the desert rain

We did not expect rain on our 4-day camping trip in a desert national park.  The rain began our first night as we washed up after dinner. The forecast for the next day called for rain later in the afternoon.  … Continue reading

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Road + arts trip across Nevada (really!)

When we planned our road trip across the US and Canada, we settled on a dozen or so places that we definitely wanted to visit.  To get us from one key point to the next required many hours of driving … Continue reading

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Travelling when the road opens up

Back on the open road, we felt a sense of adventure. We’d never travelled through this part of California before.  Who knew when a great discovery might be at hand? Ah, it’s just a minor setback. We tried to be positive, … Continue reading

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