Category Archives: US – miscellaneous

Crowded and cold

Whenever we travel we need to make choices matching best places to visit with the best time of year to be there.  We prefer to visit places when the weather is warm, and there’s little chance of rain. Planning our 9-month … Continue reading

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What can happen to your camera in the rain

We take lots and lots of photos as we travel, and our cameras may be our most essential travel “tools”.  We also take them for granted.  When we hiked in blowing sand in Nevada or pouring rain in Iceland, we … Continue reading

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CT in 3 acts

We generally choose travel destinations for their potential.  How wrong can we go visiting a national park, the seashore, or a great museum?  On occasion, we steer our trip route to visit family or friends.  On those visits, our pace … Continue reading

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Travel plans for what to do? Not much.

We have our travel destinations planned out for a year in advance, but, if you ask us what we plan to do while we’re at most of them, we don’t have a clue.  We had booked our next stop at … Continue reading

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A first trip to Cape Cod: photographed in watercolor

In our extensive travels there are still lots and lots of places we haven’t been to – some by design and others because it just wasn’t on our way to anywhere else.  It was high time, we thought, to make … Continue reading

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Maine

We love the state of Maine – enough to have lived there many years ago when we were both teachers. We didn’t live near the coast but in the northern woods on the Kennebec River near the small town of … Continue reading

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Rest days turned into touring days

Sometimes good intentions are abandoned for better plans.  We intended to spend our few days at a lovely Charlotte, Vermont AirBnB resting and reading. Then we talked to our host and discovered that, just a few miles down the road, the … Continue reading

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