Southwestern US, Travels, US National Parks

A World Underground – Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns is a depiction of two very different worlds: the one above the ground, and the one down below. Up above, the sun is hot, the air is dry, and every plant and animal has to be very resilient and adaptable to survive in this niche where the Guadalupe Mountains meet the Chihuahuan Desert.… Continue reading A World Underground – Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

Southwestern US, Travels

Left Foot New Mexico – Four Corners Monument

If you’ve been following me for a while, you may remember our failed attempt to visit Four Corners Monument (and if not, you can read about it here). Well as it happened, we found ourselves in the area once again the very next summer, on our way from Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah to Carlsbad… Continue reading Left Foot New Mexico – Four Corners Monument

Southwestern US, Travels, US National Parks

Bridge Over No Water – Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah

After my wonderful escapades in the Canadian Rockies, I was back home in Montana for about 2 weeks – long enough to catch up on real life and attend the wedding of two friends – before I was off again. It was time for Family Roadtrip 2011! This year was a little different, though. My… Continue reading Bridge Over No Water – Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah

Travels

Liebster Award II

As per usual, I'm super delayed in getting around to this. But here goes. About a month ago, I was nominated a second time for the Liebster Award, this time by AdventureDawgs! Head on over to their blog for a plethora of dog photos...and some non-dog adventure photos as well. And lots of travel tales. The… Continue reading Liebster Award II

Canada, Travels

West Coast Best Coast – Vancouver, British Columbia

Never in my life have I been so excited for the indoors as I was at this point in our roadtrip. We were so sick of everything being wet. Thankfully, we’d be spending the next 2 nights in a hotel. It wasn’t the best place to dry everything out – after spreading out all of… Continue reading West Coast Best Coast – Vancouver, British Columbia