Roads to Reno and beyond October 10th 2012 For three days we traveled south and east from Crater Lake to Moab, with little opportunity to stop for scenic photos--except for a few as we drove.
On a chilly Monday morning, we began the rapid descent from Crater Lake through conifer forest that includes the endangered White Bark pine and into arid Southeast Oregon. The transition shimmered with a colorful array of foliage displaying their b ... read more
North America » United States 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
When my husband, Phil, and I decided to schedule a driving trip to Yosemite for a series of day hikes, I thought we should also arrange a visit and hike with a friend who lives north of Santa Fe. Our Yosemite visit would be mid-September, but our friend wasn't available until the end of October. As a result, we stitched together a 6-week, 6,000-mile trip starting in Minneapolis on September 8, 2012 driving in my small EOS VW hardtop convertible. From Yosemite we will swing up into Oregon to visit one of my brothers and his wife, then meander down to Santa Fe, visiting several remote nationa... full info