Calico Tank with snow February 14th 2009 Saturday 14th February 2009
Calico Tank is one of my favourite 'short & easy' hikes in Red Rock because it provides a great variety of scenery and then their is a great view of Vegas at the end (which I forgot to photgraph - Doh!). ... read more
North America » United States » Nevada » Red Rock Canyon Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I had been on holidays to Europe and a bit further afield, but never done the proper 'Round the World' backpacking adventure. I started planning for that very event in 2004. Finally in June 2006 I got on that plane that started my year of backpacking around the planet. What an amazing journey! It changed my life like nothing else. And it was where I found my life partner...
My plans for that year included living and working in New Zealand. This was because I felt like I really wanted to move there permanently but needed to 'check it out' for six months first. I liked that NZ offers the perf... full info