Archive for November, 2012

Standing on a corner in Winslow Arizona, Such a fine sight to see.

Winslow, Sedona, Jerome and Prescott are a few Arizona towns we visited… all notable in their own unique way. “Standing on a corner in Winslow Arizona, Such a fine sight […]

The Museum Club: A Route 66 landmark since 1931

After a dancing drought since Montana… we were definitely excited to start swinging again at the Museum Club in Flagstaff, AZ. The Museum club is a memorable locale with an […]

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving” -A. Einstein

We pulled into the Grand Canyon today. We did our best to prepare ourselves for the onslaught of tourists that was inevitable, however I don’t think any amount of prep […]

The enigma of modern polygamy

As we zig zagged through much of Utah, I became increasingly fascinated and perplexed with the Mormon history, presence, and modern polygamy practices. I know polygamy isn’t a regular practice […]

Like a rafter of turkeys passing through Zion

We landed ourselves in Zion on Thanksgiving. The drive through Zion started out like a lot of parts of Utah with familiar red rock formations. Quickly we started seeing new […]

Land of fairies and hoodoos

Despite already having visited six national parks and several state parks on this trip, Bryce Canyon still managed to impress. I was joking about how I’ve seen enough red rocks… […]

The view is better when you remove the guardrails.

My favorite road on this trip to date has been the route between Escalante and Kodachrome State park. The two lane road winds up a dramatic 10% grade cliff face […]

Drained aquariums, pristine farmland and croc rocks.

As we approached Capital Reef I find myself wondering where the name originated. As we pulled into the state park I think to myself this place looks like a giant […]

Breakfast beer and a spectacular sunrise

One morning we awoke around 5am frozen to the bone as what had become the norm. Rather than wait it out, this particular morning we decided to get up, quickly […]

The destination provides the reason. The journey provides the memories.

As we leave a week in Moab we opt for the very much slower and less conventional route to Capital Reef by going south on 191 and west on 95. […]