There’s been a few times through our travels that’s left us extremely emotional. I don’t mean emotional elation, awestruck, or amazement. I’m talking about emotional disbelief, anger and sadness. In this blog, we’ll tell you about one that painfully dug deep into our hearts and daggered our souls from a human standpoint but also our deep respect for the wild.
It’s our story about the ‘Fall of the American Bison’.
Continue reading “Tatanka! The Fall of the American Bison”
If you’re going to be visiting Big Bend National Park, we encourage you to the little border crossing town across the Rio Grande River called Boquillas, Mexico on the Southwest side of the National Park. We’re sure you’ll enjoy this cool little day-trip across the notorious mighty river and create a memory you can tell your kids and grandkids… Continue reading “Visiting Boquillas, BC Mexico”
Any number of us would ask, ‘why on earth would I want to visit Wilson, Kansas?’ Well, we said the same thing but after taking an afternoon to go explore, we were pleasantly surprise about the history of this little Kansas town and there is good reason why its so important to Kansas history.
Continue reading “Wilson, Kansas: Czech Capitol of Kansas”
Our RV and outdoor enthusiastic friends, Bill and Porter from Trinkles On Tour, recommended that we do something a little ‘different’ during our Big Bend National Park visit in March 2018. They told us we can’t leave Big Bend without going to Boquillas, Mexico to do ‘this’. They said to make sure we have our passports with us….
Continue reading “Our Excellent Mexican Adventure”
In the spring of 2017, while we were relaxing for a few days at U.S. Corps of Engineers Willow Beach Campground
, we found and explored Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park.
It’s also registered as a National Historic Landmark. The C.O.E. campground is located at the Terry Lock and Dam in Willow Beach, not far from Little Rock.
Continue reading “Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park – Scott, AR”
One of our most recent week-long stops was at Minooka Park Campground
(September 2017) at the Wilson Lake Corps of Engineers in north-central Kansas; not far from the I-70 Interstate. Situated along State Route K-232 through three counties in the Smoky Hills, lies the Post Rock Scenic Byway.
Continue reading “Post Rock Scenic Byway – Kansas”
For a moment, imagine you’re a cowboy or cowgirl riding your horse in the hot arid Arizona desert and Texas Hill Country in the late 1850’s. All of a sudden, amidst the tall Saguaros, Jumping Chollas and blowing Sagebrush, a pack of camels crosses your path…
Continue reading “The Great Camel Corps Experiment”
We love our National Parks. It’s one of the reasons why we are doing
this whole nomadic thing. We appreciate these gifts from God, our Country and the big blue marble we live on. But way too often, we humans ruin it. We populate places where God didn’t intend and our experience at Glacier National Park
was one of those.
Continue reading “Glacier National Park – Montana”