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Middle Earth

Crown Range Road Lookout, somewhere between Queenstown and Wanaka


Northern Nevada

NPR plays on the radio as we drive to our next destination, over two hours away. But two hours is nothing now. Mountain ranges slide in and out of view. 1,320 more words

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Salt Lake Area, Utah

Salt surrounds us. It saturates the water and settles on the ground. You can smell it in the air. It has been bulldozed into mountains. Watching it all is the Morton salt girl, painted 100 feet tall on the side of a factory silo. 1,300 more words


A surprise trip to the cloud

A road trip from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to White Sands National Monument via Cloudcroft, NM.

A must go place in New Mexico is the Carlsbad Caverns National Park which lies at the south-eastern part of the state. 157 more words


Exit 138. Only seven miles.

I’m a little behind on posting here, because I was away for a few days for the holidays, and because plans keep changing.  I’ll catch up eventually. 740 more words

South Oregon Coast

The Southern Oregon Coast is as picturesque as the Northern Coast, but with smaller towns and more nature walks and trails throughout.  Again we are impressed by the magnitude of State Parks along the way, and Oregon’s celebration of their coastline. 79 more words


Palms to Pines Scenic Byway

This road is really fun. As the name suggests, you start out in the desert amid palm trees and wind your way through the San Bernardino National Forest, to discover small mountain villages surrounded by pine trees. 217 more words