Grand Canyon Stories
I flew back from Bangalore to San Francisco two days ago. With a day to spare unpacking, teaching and packing, I am back on the road to a local destination. Last year when my sisters and I went to New Orleans, we decided to make that trip an annual event as a time to freeze the moment and spend time with each other. We left a day after I...
The Grand Canyon
We farewelled Las Vegas this morning. An hour down the road we passed by Lake Mead. In a car lot nearby, we pulled over trekked up the side of a small hill and onto a bridge. This bridge took nine years to construct, but was only opened in October. Walking over the bridge we had a fantastic view of Hoover Dam. The Dam is one of the wonders of the Indust...
Hole in the Ground
A certain friend of mine, who shall remain nameless (Martin), said to me that the Grand Canyon was worth a visit for a day – after all, “it’s just a hole in the ground,” he said. So we are booked in for 2 days and wonder what we will do with our ‘spare’ day once we’ve seen the ‘hole in the ground’.
Well, we could have stayed there for a week! Words, ...
Condors, Bluebirds, Birding Grand Canyon ; Boondocking , dry camping, outside the Grand Canyon
Condors, Bluebirds, Birding Grand Canyon
Boondocking outside the Grand Canyon
We are wanting to save money for a trip to Africa so we are on the lookout for free camping opportunities, often called 'boondocking' or 'dry camping' because there are few amenities other than a road or parking lot.
Most of the National Forest campgrounds and disp...