Category Archives: National Parks

Southwest Trip Recap

Well now.  I finally documented all the statistics and other info for this trip in my Moleskin book (thanks Lyndy).  And am now ready to recap it here to memorialize it for purposes of this travel blog.  So here goes. … Continue reading

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Saguaro National Park

This post reflects what went happened on Saturday, May 12.  Great day, visiting the Arizona-Sonoro Desert Museum and Saguaro National Park.  I’m fed, packed and off early in the morning from my motel in Tucson.  On the way into the … Continue reading

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Driving from Taylor to Tucson, Arizona

Sometimes, kind of always, it’s not the destination.  It’s what goes on along the way.  It’s the journey.  And today it is indeed the journey.  Not a trek, not difficult . . . just so awful nice.  It’s a ‘Momma … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest National Park and the Painted Desert

This is the post of yesterday’s (Thursday, May 10) activity; a drive through the Petrified Forest National Park which includes the Painted Desert. Before heading out I meet John at the motel desk.  He’s here before breakfast opens and is … Continue reading

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The Southwest. Destination: Arizona

That’s right, Arizona.  Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, The Petrified Forest and Painted Desert, Saguaro National Park.  And then heading back east to Big Bend National Park in Texas.  If there’s time on the way home, back to Lafayette to take … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

After doing the post for yesterday at Dillsboro, I went for a drive through downtown Dillboro and neighboring Sylva and walked around both.  Sylva has the Jackson County Court House up on a hill overlooking downtown.  Last time I was … Continue reading

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Luray Caverns

This post is out of sequence.  It’s the story of what happened on Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 2017.  I was behind in posting so this finally catches me up. Friday.  Drove the short rainy distance from the … Continue reading

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