July 10, 2018 There are city parks and then there is “Garden of the Gods”. It is hard to believe this is actually a city park but in actuality it is a National Natural Landmark right in the middle of Colorado Springs, managed and maintained by the city and free to the public, how lucky … Continue reading Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs
Driving up to Pike’s Peak is an exhilarating experience....
June 28, 2018 When we travel, we are always looking for a WOW factor and Monument Valley was definitely a Wow destination. If you love western movies you can just picture John Wayne riding down these canyons in “ Stagecoach”, “Rio Grande” or “She wore a yellow ribbon”, as well as some modern movies “Forrest … Continue reading Monument Valley, Navajo Nation Tribal Park
June 26 We really didn’t appreciate the vastness and uniqueness of this park until we drove into the visitor center and realized that there was another 20 miles of mostly uphill switchback roads ahead of us, reaching an elevation of over 8000 feet just to get to the ranger office where most of the hikes … Continue reading Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
September 28 - October 2, 2017 Getting to York was as easy as hopping on a train in Edinburgh and relaxing for two hours. I’ve said this before, but I love train travel through Europe. We booked ahead and had assigned seats with a table for four. It was just Leo and I (because Vivian … Continue reading York, England
July 8th After two and a half months on the road we're making a southeastern turn towards home but we plan to take advantage of every and any interesting stop along the way. One of these (which Leo really wanted to see) it's the Little Big Horn Battlefield Memorial. We rolled into the 7th … Continue reading Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Montana