As featured on GoAbroad: In New Zealand, trail maps, guardrails and souvenir shops are not associated with outdoor excursions like they are in other countries. With so few people and […]
Giants have been here, one thinks of Joshua Tree National Park. The debris of their existence – boulders crashed and piled and sculpted into incomprehensible shapes – seems to prove that someone bigger […]
Since 2004, six people have died falling from the cliffs on this route. “Your safety is in your hands,” the voice recording warns ominously as Zion National Park’s bus pulls […]
An 8 mile hike through the burnt red amphitheater of Bryce Canyon National Park feels endless. Looping under vigilant arches, passing between the silhouettes of those iconic eroded pillars, the […]
Solitude. Adventure. Copper ore. Whatever Louis Boucher hoped to find in the unexplored depths of Arizona’s Grand Canyon, it is now nearly as historic – unavailable – as the hermit himself. With over […]
Manifest Destiny – that ol’ American concept of space as entitlement – becomes a wide, open reality west of the Rockies. From Utah’s Bryce Canyon down to the border towns […]
(Brought to you by Weekly Photo Challenge.) Next stop on our southwest American road trip: Route 66, Holbrook and the Painted Desert.