Moab, Utah

Moab, Utah

May 2nd Sandwiched between Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, lies the town of Moab. Much has changed since I was here 15 years ago. Once a quiet town with a few bike stores, souvenir shops & hippie cafes. Moab’s main road is now lined with galleries,...
Mesa Verde & Newspaper Rock

Mesa Verde & Newspaper Rock

Valley of the Gods April 28 From Valley of the Gods we could clearly see Monument Valley.  All part of the same red-sand desert, maybe, as the crow flies, 20km apart.  Just tribal lines dividing them. Those iconic buttes, fins and cliffs have featured in more than 60...
Capitol Reef, Escalante & Valley of the Gods

Capitol Reef, Escalante & Valley of the Gods

Escalante National Monument 28th April The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument spans across nearly one million acres of public lands and contains three distinct units: Grand Staircase, Kaiparowits, and Escalante Canyon. From its spectacular Grand...
Hurricane, Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

Hurricane, Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

Hurricane April 23 Our friends Pat & Brenda Montani told us about Hurricane, pronounced ‘Hurkin’, Pat loved the mountain biking here, said it was more scenic than Moab, and recommended we check it out.  Sadly, as I write, Pat is in the Squamish Hospice.  How...
Loreto. The last frontier & MX5 North

Loreto. The last frontier & MX5 North

April 1 Pulling into Loreto is kinda like coming home.  We’ve been here many times, the last was on our way down the Baja just 16 months ago.  Jeff & Tracy made us feel welcome, opening their home to us.  The kids quickly dumped their bag &...
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