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Not enough lens

With the incredible vistas at Dead Horse Point, near Moab – my widest lens could not do justice to the views.  When you have 270 degree views of the canyon, there does not exist a wide enough lens.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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Valley of Goblins

Somewhere out between Capitol Reef and Moab is a desolate, remote, area called Goblin Valley.  Here, wind and water have created out of sandstone, little goblins – short stubby spires of rock – not as majestic as what you find … Continue reading

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You don’t always get a view

On to Capitol Reef – more amazing red rock formations.  Instead of relying on first-come-first-serve at the Capitol Reef campground, i chose a nearby RV park (Wonderland) in Torrey. I don’t understand why reviewers give a place 8 or 9 … Continue reading

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Escalante

Our July trip finds us again in Escalante… we are staying at the Escalante Petrified Forest State Park – a nice small campground on the shore of man-made Wide Hollow Reservoir.  From here, we explored parts of the Grand Staircase/Escalante … Continue reading

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Doran Beach, Bodega Bay

Another beautiful October weekend in Bodega Bay made up for the horrible 110 mile, 4 hour drive Friday afternoon from San Jose to Doran Regional Park.  We arrived after dark in the wind and fog, but Saturday morning awoke to … Continue reading

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Sunset State Beach

October often brings some of the best weather of the year to the Monterey Bay area.  We spent a long weekend at Sunset State Beach, and enjoyed warm days and crystal clear cool nights.  Our favorite site is on a … Continue reading

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Impulsivity

Last Friday, around 2PM, I was fully ready for the week to end.  On impulse I decided to pull the Airstream out of storage, on the chance that a walkup site at Seacliff was available. Two hours later, I called … Continue reading

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Canyonlands

Canyonlands via the back entrance 🙂  From downtown Moab, GPS will actually offer this as a preferred route.  Not a problem for 4 wheel drives, but towing a trailer or driving a car, there’s a much more comfortable paved route, … Continue reading

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Dead Horse Point

From Escalante, we headed toward Dead Horse Point, just outside Moab.  Dead Horse point is at a bit lower elevation than Kodachrome.  The July heat was on, and we were glad we had electric hookups.  No water, Dead Horse Point … Continue reading

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Highway 12 and Following Your Dream

From Kodachrome Basin, we headed up Highway 12 toward Moab.  Highway 12 is one of those must-see roads in America, incredibly scenic as it travels along the Escalante Grand Staircase. Here we discovered 3 people who chose to follow their … Continue reading

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