Oregon – The Mystery at Annie Creek

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.” Neil Armstrong On our way back from our epic hike to Crater Lake (read about it here), I toweled off the condensation from inside the windshield, while Phil drove cautiously through the descending darkness of Oregon’s thick, old-growth forests. We arrived at […]

Badlands and Beyond, Part 12 – Yoho Nat’l Park, Canada

When camping in a van, the weather determines one’s motivation early in the morning. If I hadn’t had to answer the call of mother nature, I would’ve stayed in bed ’til noon! Unlike home, where all you have to do is walk downstairs to use the facilities… we had to get dressed, put on a […]

June 2018 – Badlands and Beyond, Part 5 – GLACIER NAT’L PARK

June 13, 2018 – Phil and I had gotten an early start and cruised down the road, destination Glacier National Park, (in the future referred to as GNP). On the way through the Tower area of Yellowstone, we saw a black bear with three cubs, and then a lone black bear just west of Roosevelt […]

June 2018 BADLANDS AND BEYOND, Part 2, YELLOWSTONE

Before entering any of these five Yellowstone National Park entrances, North, Northeast, South, East, or West, learn from our previous mistakes and take note of the following photographing tips: Have three camera batteries fully charged Ensure the lenses are freshly wiped with a lens cloth Check to make certain a fully charged battery AND an […]