The Perplexing Big Bend National Park – Love it or …Meh?

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?

The Incomparable Mono (that would be “Mow-no”) Lake

Our journey back East took us South on Cali via Route 395 – home to Mono Lake- a spot I’ve wanted  to visit for years & finally had the opportunity.   Mono Lake lives up to the hype – an other-worldly spot that defies explanation.   Route 395 was an unexpected delight – beautiful views around every … More The Incomparable Mono (that would be “Mow-no”) Lake

Lava Beds National Monument: 200 Lava Caves for you to discover

Donald (Spouse) knows what I like.  Wine, food, travel. Music. More.  And Petroglyphs & Pictographs wrapped in a Lava Tube!  A+! I have forced Donald to drive long distances to see Indian (no, wrong…) Native American Cave Etchings (Petroglyphs) & Paintings (Pictographs). These precious works of art/history/personal journals/warnings to interlopers simply fascinate me. We had nothing … More Lava Beds National Monument: 200 Lava Caves for you to discover