Posts tagged with travel

  1. Grand Teton National Park Pt. 2 & Jackson Hole

    08 Feb 2021

    Jenny Lake panoramic view A more serious hike was our second day endeavor. We picked Cascade Canyon trail, which is a 13.6-mile long hike that starts at South Jenny Lake Junction. There you have an option either to take a trail around Jenny Lake, or a boat across it, effectively…

  2. Shadow Mountain & Grand Teton National Park Pt. 1

    31 Jan 2021

    Teton range and the sagebrush plain We left Yellowstone longing for a sense of freedom. What we saw next did not disappoint. As we rolled into Grand Teton National Park, a perfect range of snow-covered peaks piercing the crystal blue sky appeared before us. Someone said describing them: “This is…

  3. Yellowstone National Park, Pt. 2 & Shoshone National Forest

    22 Jan 2021

    Panoramic view of Excelsior geyser in Yellowstone As you drive around Yellowstone, there is a good chance to see a great variety of wildlife directly from your window. Two Harlequin ducks in the middle of Yellowstone river rapids Elk resting by the tree Elk scaling thermal hills We were fortunate…

  4. Bighorn National Forest & Yellowstone National Park, Pt. 1

    21 Jan 2021

    Bighorn panorama with our camping site on the right In order to get to Yellowstone we had to drive through Central Wyoming and cross Bighorn Mountain range. We were looking for a place to camp for that night, and Bighorn National Forest was right on the way. So we set…

  5. Minnesota & Dispersed Camping

    03 Jan 2021

    Panoramic view of Mississippi river On a low start in Wisconsin, we went to a supermarket and got a bunch of food for the trip. Badlands was still ~9 hours away, so the first night we landed in Minnesota on a campground right next to Mississippi river in Great River…

  6. Chicago, Milwaukee & Madison, WI

    23 Dec 2020

    Panoramic view of Milwaukee Art Museum Our starting point was New York City, so we pinned Chicago as our first stop. It was a long, and merciless drive that took us around 15hrs (with a couple of quick picturesque stops, like the one at Delaware Water Gap).  Delaware Water Gap…

  7. Wild West Roadtrip – Intro (pt.2)

    30 Nov 2020

    THE GRAND PLAN We thought things through. Or at least gave it a good try. Overall it worked pretty well!   COVID NOTE: During the trip we saw some of the parks only half open, others were fully closed (White Sands, Carlsbad Caverns in NM). Many services were not functional, for…

  8. Wild West Roadtrip – Intro (pt.1)

    14 Nov 2020

    This story begins in Spring of 2020, the apex of uncertainty. An unknown and brutal virus hits the world: countries close their borders, businesses shut down operations, people are isolated at home – their jobs on pause, their plans on pause, their lives on pause.  The feeling of impending doom…

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