RV Trip along Scenic Byway 12, Utah

Scenic Byway 12

After our terrific visits to Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks we meandered our way down the world-famous Scenic Byway 12, Utah. We had read that this was one of the most beautiful stretches of road in Utah and the US for that manner. It did not disappoint, the concentration of amazing scenery was awesome. … Read more

Spring Visit to Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Introduction to Zion In May of 2012 Anne and I had the extreme pleasure of visiting Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks.  These would be the first of five national parks we would visit in our month-long travels through Southern Utah. We decided to start with Zion National Park. We had read a few reviews … Read more

Big Bend National Park Visit – Spring 2012

Grapevine Hill - Big Bend National Park (800x600)

In the spring of 2012 Anne and I made the trek down to visit Big Bend National Park. It is located along the Rio Grande on the Mexican border in West Texas.  This is where the Rio Grande takes a big bend, hence the name. Anne was inspired to go after seeing many beautiful images … Read more

Feeding Giraffes at The Living Desert

Feeding Giraffes Living Desert

The Living Desert is a Zoo and Gardens complex in the Palm Springs area of Southern California.  We are headed to the world-famous San Diego Zoo soon but as a primer we stopped by this one. It has a nice assortment of animals from both Africa and North America as well as different garden areas. … Read more

Borrego Springs Metal Sculptures

Borrego Springs Metal Sculptures

While doing some boondocking in Anza-Borrego State Park in mid-Dec 2012 we took the couple of miles drive into the little town of Borrego Springs.  There will be more about our adventures at Anza-Borrego State park in a later post. For now, I would like to concentrate on the metal sculptures we came across just … Read more

Joshua Tree National Park Video Clips

Joshua Tree NP

This is a companion piece to my earlier blog post on Joshua Tree National park. While  touring Joshua Tree National Park with my wife Anne I shot a bit of video footage to give you a sense of the place and the spots we go for her to get those great photos.  There are many … Read more

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree NP

Anne and I love the national parks.  There is a reason they are put aside, such special beauty.  Because of this we were really excited to explore Joshua Tree!  We packed up the trailer and left Palm Springs a day early to avoid a windstorm that was headed into the Coachella Valley.  I was concerned … Read more