Gallery: Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park was a trip, nothing like what I expected. We were only there a single night but it was one of the most memorable places I’ve been. Can’t quite put my finger on why, but due to its desert-like landscape, other-worldly even, it stands out like our visit to Terlingua a year ago. The desert calls, man....

Gallery: Washington State (Again)

Moar photos from Washington State are up. This time β€˜round, most are from Olympic National Park and surrounding beaches. Pretty spectacular coastline comparable to the Great Ocean Road back home. I’m mostly caught up with photos now having completed the marathon editing slogs from all National Parks to date. Hopefully I’ll be a little...

Quick ride in Banff, Canada

Amazing view from a quick ride in Banff Quick few kms this morning before heading out of Banff National PArk on an 9hr drive to Kelowna, BC. πŸš™πŸ•˜πŸ•™πŸ•šπŸ•›πŸ•πŸ•‘πŸ•’πŸ•“πŸ•”. Sometimes I really miss my road bike 😩. Fun fact: on our drive we passed a burning semi-trailer full of meat. Wound the windows up just in case it didn’t smell like delicious BBQ… 😬

Very rare beargrass at Glacier National Park

Yesterday’s hike to Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park. The beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax) only blooms every five years (or longer!) so we were happy to experience it! The beargrass jumps out of the landscape because they are bright white, bulbous, and about two to three feet tall. They are positively alien-like, particularly...