The Cabot Trail makes a 185-mile (297-kilometer) loop around the eastern part of Cape Breton Island, passing in and out the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It encircles almost the … Read more
The road from Duluth to Grand Marais, Minnesota, may be a well-worn route for many, but it’s worth remembering that Lake Superior’s North Shore is great destination for a mini-vacation. … Read more
I’m of two minds when it comes to cars. Ok, maybe three. 1) It’s awful hard to get around the United States without a car–at least anywhere outside of New … Read more
Why are desert sunsets so beautiful? Desert sunsets, like this one at Keys View at Joshua Tree National Park, are particularly red due to the dryness of the air. Moist air tends to scatter light more. Also, deserts tend to have cleaner air, and therefore allow the light a more direct path to the eye, making the color more dramatic.
I was thinking about setting up to make just this shot when I noticed that my fellow camper Josh (or was it Michael?) had already put a lantern in his … Read more
I said the same thing last year, but 2015 was our biggest year in travel yet. Four continents and 16 countries, about 75 cities, 11 United States National Parks, and … Read more
It’s been such a full year I needed to retrace our itinerary to get my head around all that we’ve seen in 2015. Initially, I just wanted to post some … Read more