Tag Archives: hiking


Inspiration in Sedona

But the love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore…


Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon On the drive from Salt Lake City to Phoenix, we were able to make an overnight stop at Bryce Canyon, in the high Colorado plateaus of Southern Utah….

Pisac Ruins

Pisac: Gateway to the Sacred Valley

To travel to Pisac from Cusco is about an hour by local bus, 2.40 soles about 70 cents US.  We sat next to two women who were having a conversation…



Even though we´ve been challenged by administrative headaches, an overcrowded hostel of rude international youths, and only 2 bathrooms for at least 40 people, we can´t help but like Bariloche….

Dune 45

Sossusvlei: A Walk in Namibia with a Japanese Guide

We drove through Namib Naukluft Park on the way to our desert walk from Sesriem (gateway to Sossusvlei).This southern region of Namibia is dry, nestled between two deserts: the Kalahari…

Dinosaur Valley

Located just outside Glen Rose, TX, Dinosaur Valley State Park reportedly has some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world!  (The 70-foot Apatosaurus and 45-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex above were…

Striations in the rock, Zion

Zion’s Hidden Canyon Trail

  Zion National Park has so many options to explore. On our second day in the park we decided to try to get away from the crowds and seek out…

Sunset lights up the rock-face at Zion National Park

Zion National Park: Don’t Look Down

Zion’s Shuttle System With all of the amazing national and state parks we’ve seen on our travels, Zion National Park really needed to shine to impress us. It shone indeed ….


Hueco Tanks

The Hueco Tanks State Historical Site lies about 30 miles northeast of El Paso. We had seen a preview of the general area when we arranged to go to the home…