Canyoneering in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

Traveling is about getting out of your comfort zone and doing new things. I had never gone canyoneering and what better place to start than in the famous slot canyons of southern Utah. Continue reading Canyoneering in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

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The night Goblins blew into our tent

Goblin Valley State Park is like a little secret. Hidden at the end of a 16 km (10 miles) road off Utah state road 1016, it feels completely remote, as though events in the rest of the world could never affect this little gem.

We went there for two reasons: Continue reading The night Goblins blew into our tent

Camping on the Great Plains

Our first night of camping was in North Platte, Nebraska, along the shore of a massive water reservoir called Lake Maloney State Recreation Area. It’s an honour system campground with no designated sites. If there’s a picnic table, it’s a site.

The weather was threatening most of the afternoon and there were thunderstorms in the forecast. We expected rain.  Continue reading Camping on the Great Plains

There are stories down every road.