Our trip started with a frantic drive out to Durango, Colorado. Our end goal of Mesa Verde National Park was filled to the brim with largely intact Pueblo Indian ruins that are only directly accessible to the public if they are guided in by a park ranger. The many overlooks and self-guided driving tours of […]Read more "Southwest Memorial Trip 2019"
Day 9: San Juan We arrived back in San Juan bright and early. The last night on the boat had been the roughest night yet. The ship was flying through the water, and, as I tried the pack, we were heavily rocking back and forth. I started timing my walks across the room to when […]Read more "Cruiser of the Caribbean Pt. 3"
Day 4 We woke up again at 6:00, ready to have breakfast at 6:30, and be off the ship promptly at 8:00am. The ship had other ideas in store so we were off the ship promptly at about 8:15am [when it finished docking] and when we did get off it was raining. But it was […]Read more "Cruisers of the Caribbean Pt. 2"
Well friends, it has finally happened. I wrote a blog so dang long that WordPress’s editor couldn’t really load my photos, or upload new photos, or load that many words, and so I’ve been forced to split my blog into multiple posts in order to accommodate. So before you continue on this journey, just be […]Read more "Cruisers of the Caribbean Pt. 1"
Having read about camping in the Grand Canyon, I was eager to try it when I found myself in the area. Having read only information that dated back to 2015 while searching for information on descending into the canyon, I felt the need to add my voice to the clamor about this beautiful, secret, camping […]Read more "Camping at the Base of the Grand Canyon"
Sunny Yuma, Arizona was the starting place for our next adventure! Located on the border between Mexico, Arizona, and California, Aaron and I found ourselves in Yuma to visit his family over his birthday weekend. While in the area, we decided to take advantage of the Camino del Diablo, a 4×4 trail which started practically […]Read more "El Camino del Diablo"
President’s Day weekend was a long weekend off work for me, and Aaron’s schedule is somewhat flexible so we decided to take some time to drive down and explore Death Valley and get the most out of our jeep. We did our research beforehand, and headed down to the park armed with the National Geographic […]Read more "Presidential Perambulations: Death Valley Edition"