On our way to California, we enjoyed a stopover at Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona to see some of the natural wonders of the past 250 million years. I have never seen scenery like this place and I felt like I was visiting other planet.
We left South Dakota right after Independence Day. Our next destination was Traverse City in Michigan and we planned to reach there in 3 days. The distance is about 1,233 miles and we drove thorough South Dakota -> Iowa -> Minnesota -> Wisconsin -> Illinois -> Indiana -> Michigan.
These are the classes we took with Vertical Adventures climbing school.
We are in Joshua Tree National Park now! Today we took the first day of a four day climbing class at Joshua Tress NP from instructor Erik of Vertical Adventures. He is a fine instructor – knowledgeable, detailed and a good coach.
Wawona campground is situated at the southern end of the park, about 27 miles and 45 minutes from Yosemite Valley. We wanted to stay in the valley but all spots were fully booked so we decide to stay here. Our spot (Loop-A. #22) was peaceful, specious and right next to a beautiful river. We enjoyed …
On Monday, 4/28/2014, We started our cross country road trip across the USA from Sherman Island, CA. We had met up with friends in Sherman Island the day before, went fishing, and landed a 150 lb. Sturgeon!