Kanab is a small town at the base of the Escalante Grand Staircase, in Southern Utah. It’s surrounded by several world-class landscape attractions, including Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and the intriguingly named Toadstool Hoodoos.
When you’re about to hit the roads of the West, you might google something like “top travel destinations in Wyoming”. Well, Kemmerer, in Wyoming’s Lincoln County, is home to one especially intriguing top destination – Fossil Butte National Monument. It’s one of the richest paleontological sites (a place in which remains of ancient living organisms […]
When visiting Colorado, one might lean more towards visiting Rocky Mountain National Park, Mesa Verde, or the Great Sand Dunes. This over an expedition to Sterling. True enough, those locations offer incredible vistas, hiking, and history – but they won’t offer you authenticity like Sterling. Sterling’s motto is, roam freely, and that’s exactly what you […]
I visited the city of Gallup, in New Mexico, earlier this year. Not for nothing is it known as ‘The Native American Capital of the World‘. I was there to experience the Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial, a celebration that brought together more than 20 tribes from across The West. The event highlighted the city’s innate […]
In the past five weeks, I’ve been to Rocky Mountain National Park, Wyoming’s Lander – for the 2017 Eclipse – Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and have meandered the wild and wondrous Beartooth Highway, in southern Montana. So far, I’m very happy with how it’s gone. There have been some minor setbacks, but […]
Grants is a small town in northwestern New Mexico, and is part of Cibola county, a county that boasts of a whopping 86 miles of Route 66 – the largest slice any county can offer of the 2,448 miles of tarmac immortalized as a rhythm ‘n’ blues classic by Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones and […]
Gallup is a small city located in southwestern New Mexico. By some, it’s referred to as the Native American capital of the world, and you can see why when you meander its streets and immerse yourself in its culture. Everywhere, artisan crafts shops are open, selling all kinds of traditional Native American jewelry, carvings, clothing, […]
Did you know, one of America’s best kept secrets might be in Southern Wyoming? Indeed, much of the state’s tourism is to the north in the national parks, while the southern half of the state enjoys a slower lifestyle – but the south offers much you don’t know about. Here’s why you should visit Carbon […]
I arrived in Cortez having come from The Great Sand Dunes, near Alamosa. As with my previous trip, storm clouds stalked me as I drove, following me over the mountain ranges dividing the two locations. Eventually I arrived in Cortez, an unsuspecting little town in a phenomenal part of Colorado – and even the US […]
I arrived in Alamosa having been chased by a storm, all the way from Bailey – my home. Things weren’t looking good from an aesthetic stand point. Still, recalling the words of Sam Abell’s father – ‘bad weather makes great photographs’ – I remained optimistic, and continued into Alamosa with a smile on my face.