Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks/Etc., United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 4: Artist Point, Norris Geyser Basin, Artists’ Paint Pots, Monument Geyser Basin, and Firehole Lake Drive

Day 4 - August 25, 2020 Today was the day that taught me early mornings are the key to a more enjoyable Yellowstone experience. I'm not talking about extreme early mornings, but getting to places at 7:30am greatly increases the positive visitor experience! I packed up and headed out of Canyon Campground with a mug… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 4: Artist Point, Norris Geyser Basin, Artists’ Paint Pots, Monument Geyser Basin, and Firehole Lake Drive

Activities, Camping, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks/Etc., United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 3: West Thumb Geyser Basin, Mud Volcano, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River

Day 3 - August 24, 2020 It's Yelly-stone Day, it's Yelly-stone Day!! Seriously, I'm not an early bird, but I sprung up out of my sleeping bag at 5am, ready to get the show on the road and head into Yellowstone National Park for the first time in 29 years. Volcanos! Waterfalls! Geysers! Bubbling mud!… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 3: West Thumb Geyser Basin, Mud Volcano, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River

Camping, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks/Etc., United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

Next up… Yellowstone!

It's been 29 years... but I'm finally going back to Yellowstone!!! You'd think living in Wyoming, I would've been to Yellowstone more than once.  But people forget how large our state really is - I'm about seven hours and 400 miles away from the park, so it's not just a weekend bop over to the… Continue reading Next up… Yellowstone!

Camping, Hot Springs, United States, Wyoming

Chasing Waterfalls & Adventures in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains – Day 4: Thermopolis and Kcymaerxthaere

"Do I really need my job, and do we really need to go home?" That was the theme of my morning as I struggled to wake up on the final morning of our Bighorn Mountains adventure.  Y'all, I really struggled with getting up on this morning!  Kubo jumped up, started preparing some coffee and sandwiches… Continue reading Chasing Waterfalls & Adventures in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains – Day 4: Thermopolis and Kcymaerxthaere

Europe, Hot Springs, Iceland

Guide to Iceland’s Hot Pots & Swimming Pools

In the Land of Fire & Ice, geothermal water is in abundance.  While much of it is boiling, or at least way too hot for humans to enter, there's also a fair share of it that is perfect for a nice, relaxing soak, often with an otherworldly view to boot. Hot pots, as they're called… Continue reading Guide to Iceland’s Hot Pots & Swimming Pools