Camping in Big Bend National Park

Deserts, mountains, rivers, canyons, fossils, wildlife, hot springs, dark skies, and endless vistas that make you feel small. Big Bend, the 19th National Park we have visited, has all the ingredients for a National Park. As we headed home from a road trip to Arizona, in June, we decided it would be a good time…

My Maine Squeeze

Foggy, moody and mysterious. Wild and tame. Maine is simply incredible. I had imagined it in my mind, but nothing prepared me for the sheer beauty of it. Road tripping north, up the coast from Boston, I had just a few days to discover pieces of it. I can’t wait to go back. Here’s a…

Visiting Islas Marietas National Park

Just five miles off the coast of the Mexican State of Nayarit in the Bay of Banderas, lies a group of uninhabited islands called the Marieta Islands or las Islas Marietas. These islands are Mexico’s Galapagos Islands. Once used as target practice by the Military in the 1960’s, the islands were finally declared a National…