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copper kettle diving machine

History of Diving Museum

Being avid SCUBA divers, the History of Diving Museum was a site not to be missed on our way down to Key West.  Founded by Drs. Joe and Sally Bauer,…

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…

Pikes Peak Highway

Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

If you’ve ever driven to the top of Pikes Peak in Colorado, you know that the 19 miles of curves and switchbacks are an unforgettable experience.  Believe it or not…

Dateland, Arizona

Dateland, Arizona

Driving through the desert between Yuma and Phoenix on Interstate 8, just north of the border with Mexico, travelers pass Dateland, Arizona, population 416 (2010).  From the 1920s, the Dateland…

Arizona Rest Stop

Southwestern Landscapes

Every time we have the opportunity to travel through the southwestern part of the US, we try and make the most of our visit, even if we’re just passing through….

Nugget Point

Don’t Skip: Invercargill and New Zealand’s Southland

Intro to New Zealand’s Southland Region From the Catlins in the East to Fiordland in the West, New Zealand’s Southland region is a land of rugged coastline, rolling plains, towering…

Bejeweled Armadillo

Destination USA: Offbeat Houston

Houston has plenty of attractions: visit the Johnson Space Center or the Museum District, catch an Astros Game, or shop at the largest mall in Texas. The annual Houston Livestock…

Savannah

Destination USA: Savannah

  What better way to celebrate a birthday than a roadtrip? Our destination? Savannah, GA. It was my first visit to this historic city, so we wanted to hit all…

Destination USA: Kiawah Island

Visiting Kiawah Island Off-Season February may not seem like the most logical time to visit one of South Carolina’s barrier islands, but it turned out to be perfect timing. Located…

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Alternate Route

It had been once too many times up and down The 5, so a change seemed like a great idea for the return to LA from Seattle. The first day’s…