Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it?! I’ve always thought so and have been curious about this spot on the globe for years. I finally made my way over to it last year. It was wild. Such a bizarre, stunning landscape. And, in my opinion, aptly named. This was pretty much my first view of it and my jaw just dropped. It seemed to go on forever. It … Continue reading Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Grand Canyon, North Rim

I’ve always wanted to see the North Rim. I’ve heard it’s even more beautiful than the South Rim but now that I’ve seen both, I find them equally breathtaking. I don’t know how to compare overwhelming beauty with overwhelming beauty. I don’t have a favorite. So, I drove south from Utah into Arizona. Arizona holds a special place in my heart, especially the high mountain … Continue reading Grand Canyon, North Rim

From Bryce Canyon to Zion National Park

Morning in Utah high country. Just outside of the park I saw these bison. It’s where the buffalo hang out. This old truck was just outside the park, too. Cool, isn’t it? Almost immediately as I drove into the canyon I had the thought that my pictures weren’t going to do this place justice and they don’t. I kept saying aloud, “Oh my god, oh … Continue reading From Bryce Canyon to Zion National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Driving south from Salt Lake City, I passed tall, snow-covered mountains shortened by clouds and fog. I stayed overnight at a rest stop in the small town of Panguitch, Utah near Bryce Canyon National Park. After having a bit of breakfast I noticed the morning sun hitting the top part of this old building and I liked the glow of it. Before I even got … Continue reading Bryce Canyon National Park

To No Cal, So WA and back again

Now that I’ve been on the road for a bit, here are a few pictures of my travels so far through some of Northern California and southern Washington State. I’m currently in Salem, Oregon. There’s been a family emergency which is why I’m back in Salem, but the dust is beginning to settle and I’ll be back on the road soon. It’s been a few … Continue reading To No Cal, So WA and back again