Winding down our winter of wandering

Winding down our winter of wandering

After a week spent in the magnificent Alabama Hills, March was coming to a close.  We’d been on the road for six months and it was time to decide how we wanted to spend our final six weeks of travel before returning to Colorado for the summer.  We could go...
Alabama Hills lives up to the hype

Alabama Hills lives up to the hype

Let’s start this post with a confession… I’m a bit of an Instagram addict.  I could browse travel and nature photos all day long.  Of all the Instagram photos I’ve seen over the years, there has been one place that I’ve seen over and over...
Trona Pinnacles Teaser

Trona Pinnacles Teaser

At the end of January we made a goal to cut way back on our stays in campgrounds and take better advantage of the free camping opportunities found throughout the vast public lands of the West.  We’d been missing the peaceful serenity of the wilderness, not to...
Hiding out in the California desert

Hiding out in the California desert

After leaving Death Valley we decided to delay our Northbound trajectory due to the weather.  As we were lazily cruising down a deserted California highway, I noticed some interesting rock formations in the mountains to the West.  We pulled over, dug thru our maps and...