Tag Archives: mountains

Petroglyphs

Volcanic Tablelands

Route 6: from the Sierra Nevadas to Cape Cod? The Sierra Nevada mountains cover 400 miles along the border of California and Nevada. We crossed the Sierras and into Inyo County…

Xiaoling Tomb Carved Animal

Nanjing

Provincial capital Nanjing was an enjoyable stop, greener than most, with a definite university feel. Unfortunately most-known for the 1937 massacre and violence (Rape of Nanking) following the Japanese capture…

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Seoraksan National Park

The mountains had been calling, and it was time for a hike. Designated a Biosphere Protection site by Unesco, the area of Seoraksan National Park is only about 20 minutes…

Chapel of Our Lady of Coromoto

El Páramo: Explore Mérida, Venezuela

El Páramo A drive up through the Páramo’s alpine tundra ecosystems is a must on any visit to the city of Mérida, Venezuela. The views are spectacular, the small villages historic…

Mérida Catedral

Mérida In-Town

Mérida is the principal city of the Venezuelan Andes.  It was founded in 1558, and is known today for its high population of university and other students as well as a…

Coffee Drying Area

Mérida: Mountain High

Getting to Mérida Bus travel in Venezuela is generally quite smooth.  If you´ve adjusted your mind to the general chaos that goes along with daily life in South America, overland travel…

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Cederberg

We spent two nights in the Cederberg Mountain area at Highlanders Camp.  On the drive there we stopped in the town of Springbok.  The town was bustling on a Saturday…

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Mount Lemmon

Sometimes there’s a good reason for the road less traveled being less traveled. While visiting Tucson, we decided to take the back way up to the top of Mount Lemmon,…