The weekend of the 4th of July we took off a couple of days early to visit some family in Central Kansas and explore the a lot of what the region has to offer – if not nearly all. Most consider Kansas a fly over state but there is so much history here and it
If you ever get the opportunity to go to Italy take a bus or a train and simply enjoy the beauty of the countryside. Take public transport so that you can take that time to graze out the window and simply enjoy the beauty. These photos are on the way from Rome to Florence at
When I was studying aboard my friends and I visited Pisa on one of the few free weekends we had. Most weekends had trips scheduled like to Siena. My visit did not do justice to the city. The day was really hot and I did not drink enough water. I’m pretty sure I ended up
This being stuck in doors with little idea of the end is rough on all of us. I love to travel and my daily walks are not a substitute for a good long hike. They do help me not go too stir crazy though. Thankfully the internet is a wonderful thing and it gives us
Early last fall I made a list of local parks and nature preserves that might be worth visiting and as of the start of 2020 I had only managed to visit one: Fort Worth Nature Center. Recently I got the chance to visit a second: Prairie Creek Park. This is a small park with walking
After visiting Chimney Rock and lunch at Pagosa Brewing we made our way up to Creede for the rest of the day to explore the little mountain town. Our visit to Creede was similar to that of Silverton. We were there late in the season, there were few tourists, and the days were getting cooler.
One of the things suggested by our new bookshop friend in Ouray was to visit Box Cañon Falls. This beautiful canyon is a short drive up the road and the trails are fairly easy. There were a ton of chipmunks on the trail but luckily we did not see any in the parking lot. Keltin
Keltin and I love exploring little towns. They are quirky and typically have good food and old buildings that present great opportunities for photos – Ouray was no exception. We were starving by the time we got there but it was still a bit too early for lunch so we wandered and found a bookstore.
Visiting the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve was probably one of my favorite things on this trip and I’d go back in a moment. The landscape is so surreal. I knew where we were going but its one thing to know and another to see the giant dunes rising up above you. Walking
In September Keltin and I spent a week exploring beautiful Colorado with his parents and we stayed busy visiting breweries, small mountain towns and hiking every chance we got. I hope that these posts can help you explore this beautiful state! Where is your favorite place to visit in Colorado? Or what is your favorite