Camping, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Caldera Tales – Day 3: Sentinel & Imperial Meadows, Imperial Geyser, Fairy Falls, Fountain Paint Pots & Firehole Lake Drive

"The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom." - Teddy Roosevelt September 8, 2021 Another early morning and the bugles of nearby elk greeted me as I dressed in layers and boiled water for coffee and oatmeal. Today I had a BIG hike planned - in fact,… Continue reading Caldera Tales – Day 3: Sentinel & Imperial Meadows, Imperial Geyser, Fairy Falls, Fountain Paint Pots & Firehole Lake Drive

Camping, Cycling, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Caldera Tales – Day 2: Osprey Falls, Mammoth Hot Springs, & Artists Paintpots

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir Dawn at Slough Creek. No badger in sight. September 7th, 2021 I have never smoked anything in my life, but I woke up feeling as if I (assumingely) smoked cigarette after cigarette all night long. The air quality was stupidly… Continue reading Caldera Tales – Day 2: Osprey Falls, Mammoth Hot Springs, & Artists Paintpots

Camping, Hiking, Montana, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Caldera Tales – Day 1: Trout Lake, Lost Creek Falls, Petrified Tree, & the Lamar Valley

"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean." - John Muir September 6, 2021... the day had arrived to head back to one of my favorite places ever, Yellowstone National Park. After spending five days/four… Continue reading Caldera Tales – Day 1: Trout Lake, Lost Creek Falls, Petrified Tree, & the Lamar Valley

Activities, Cape Disappointment State Park, Lewis and Clark National Park, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Oregon, United States, Washington, Work Travel Life

PNW Teaser – Part 4: Cape Disappointment & Everything along the way back to the airport

Our final day, and we were sad. The weather decided to match our mood, and it was pouring rain as we stepped out of our cozy room at Ocean Shores Resort. Such melancholy šŸ˜¦ We would have a few hours of driving to reach our first destination of the day, Cape Disappointment. We set out… Continue reading PNW Teaser – Part 4: Cape Disappointment & Everything along the way back to the airport

Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Olympic National Park, United States, Waterfalls, Work Travel Life, Wyoming

PNW Teaser – Part 3: Marymere Falls, Ruby Beach, Kalaloch Beach, and Ocean Shores

When there are just too many photos for one post... Continuing where we left off in Part 2... Marymere Falls! Janice expertly squeezed our wide body sports car into one of the last spots in the crowded parking lot at the Storm King Ranger Station, and we set off for a three mile hike among… Continue reading PNW Teaser – Part 3: Marymere Falls, Ruby Beach, Kalaloch Beach, and Ocean Shores