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Southern Utah

Heber City, UT to Alpine, AZ is more than a one day drive when hauling The Beast, so I broke up that leg of the journey by stopping, for no other reason, in Blanding, UT. 264 more words


Oh the weather outside is frightful...

March 30 – 31

Great Basin National Park –

Lower Lehman Campground

West of Baker, Nevada (4.8 miles)

Website: Great Basin National Park

After leaving Goosenecks State Park we immediately hopped onto UT-261 the first of many roads not really suited for a trailer.   228 more words

Adventures So Far

On the Edge

After some overdue quality time with the family and some friends, we hitched up the boat and set off!  Apparently we brought the rain from Salem and left it there in Albuquerque. 375 more words

Adventures So Far

Reading cassettes, tout azimuth

While reading on compact cassette readers (as part of a preliminary study on digitizing archives) I found out that azimuth, or the angle made between the tape and the reading is a considered a big issue, the best case being an azimuth of exactly 90°. 649 more words

Signal Processing

Wild flowers of Texas

Texas is renowned for its colourful wild flowers which often occur in huge spreads and are the subject of ‘sightings’, when people come from far and wide to view the short-lived splendour. 452 more words


Mexican Hat, Utah

 And Monument Valley

We leave Goosenecks State Park and pick up Highway 163 again, traveling through the village of Mexican Hat.

This tiny town of some 100 people is named after a unique rock formation consisting of a large flat rock 60 feet in diameter perched precariously on a much smaller base on top of a small hill. 334 more words


Pitstop at Mexican Hat and in Goosenecks State Park

On our 16-day roadtrip we drove from one famous landmark to another, with highlights every single day. But along the way we passed many less known places as well. 307 more words