The real slow down occurs once you enter the park and for good reason. Wildlife could be on the road just about anywhere.
Settling on Mammoth Cave was easy considering our interest for America’s National Parks. What wasn’t so easy was realizing Mammoth Cave was a pretty popular place even at the beginning of April. Turns out not everyone goes to Florida and the Bahamas for…
We prefer a more peaceful (i.e. less populated) trail and swimming area, so we just kept hiking north towards Leigh Lake until the crowds thinned out and we found something appealing. In late June the water was still freezing. Of course, the kids didn’t mind that much, but the adults were…
Genovesa, commonly known as “Bird Island,” is located in the northeast section of the Archipelago. After a very long and sleepless night from Mosquera, it was with an exhausted but giddy attitude that we hopped into the panga for our wet landing on the beach of Darwin’s Bay for our first adventure of the day. Armed with two DSLR cameras and many lenses, we were ready to find out if Genovesa would live up to it’s nickname.
No amount of research and intellectual knowledge prepared us for how intense the interactions were with animals of all kinds.
We ended up choosing the Samba, a 78′, fourteen-guest, family-owned yacht sailing out of Santa Cruz/Baltra. They only use top notch naturalists and the small crew was fantastic! It wasn’t fancy -the cabins were tiny and there were definitely no frills on board. Having said that, we had a truly amazing experience!
There wasn’t a single aspect of Idaho that we didn’t absolutely love.
It doesn’t look like much from the outside, and the inside reflects the shoestring budget that they must operate on, but the quality of entertainment for the countless kids that make their way through the theater is really, really good.
The hiking was beautiful, and when West Virginia describes itself as “Wild and Wonderful,” they aren’t kidding.
Tacked on to a continuing education event in Las Vegas was our trip to Zion National Park and a stay in Springdale, Utah. Before embarking on our journey to Zion […]