Tag Archives: national park

Tree at Deadhorse Point State Park

Holy Moab

From ski slopes in the north to the red rock formations in the south, Utah is a state with tremendous natural beauty. We have been lucky enough to drive through…

Petroglyph National Monument

Petroglyph National Monument

Diverse Beauty of the Southwest The southwest of the US is one of our favorite parts of the country.  There’s something about the landscape that attracts us. On the surface…

White Sands, NM

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument The world’s largest field of gypsum sand dunes fills 275 square miles of the Tularosa Basin at the northern end of the Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico…

Bajo Fisherman

Don’t Skip: Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

Intro to Labuan Bajo Labuan Bajo lies on the westernmost coast of the island of Flores in Indonesia. Known best for its proximity to Komodo National Park, Labuan Bajo does see…

Top of Devil's Postpile

Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

  Throughout history, philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists of all kinds have studied the different kinds of patterns seen in nature. We seek ways to order our universe and explain our…

Glacier calf

Don’t Skip: El Calafate, Argentina

  Argentina: tango dancing, wine, steak, a capital city filled with history and culture: theater, dance, art and architecture. Away from the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, Argentina also…

Capuchin

Don’t Skip: Cahuita, Costa Rica

Intro to Cahuita, Costa Rica White sand, coconut trees lining the beach and reefs near shore?  Sounded good to us.  The small beach town of Cahuita is on Costa Rica´s…

Truck Bay

St. John, USVI

  A day trip from St. Thomas to the nearby island of St. John is usually undertaken from Red Hook, the main ferry terminal for inter-island trips. Red Hook is…

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St. Thomas Activites

The busiest of the US Virgin Islands, St. Thomas has lots of activities to keep visitors busy. Most of these are focused on picture-perfect beaches and clear blue water. Sportfishing…

Sunset at Bluebeard's

Intro to St. Thomas

While not our typical mode of travel, every once in a while it feels great to escape on a more traditional vacation. Since we’re still planning (hoping?) to earn some…