Big Bend National Park is a confounding place. One of the largest and most recommended National Parks, it is located in the South West corner of the large – large! – state of Texas. Driving to the park from the nearest Interstate (Route 10) is a commitment – over 2 hours. RV parks with hookups … More The Perplexing Big Bend National Park – Love it or …Meh?
During our trip back to the East Coast, Donald & I wanted to visit at least one of the spectacular Southern Utah Parks. This, IMO, is one the Country’s best areas to visit. Bryce, Canyon Lands, Arches, all great parks. Believe our favorite in the area is Zion – the park is great with … More the Beautiful Zion National Park & Angel’s Landing
While headed back East, Donald & I decided to stop at Vegas. As an added bonus, we spent some time with my ex (yes, that is correct, “Ex”) sister-in-law. Alene was kind enough to search me out on Facebook and connect. We spent some time with her in Santa Barbara previously and thought … More Vegas & an Ex-Sister in Law visit
While traveling south on Route 395 we visited the Manzanar National Historic Site – home of the Relocation Site where almost 12,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California – Long before the first incarcerees arrived in March 1942, Manzanar was home to Native Americans, who mostly lived in villages near … More Not one of our Finest Moments….America’s Japanese Internment Camp @ Manzanar, California
During our ride down Route 395, and while visiting the great Mono Lake Visitor’s Center, a Ranger guided us toward the town of Bodie – the largest Ghost Town in the West. Bodie was quite the happening place in during the Gold Rush years of 1859 past 1881. Founded when Waterman S. Body discovered … More Bodie California – California’s Largest Ghost Town