Blue Hills Reservation: Boston’s Backwoods

The bustling, twisting, paved streets of Boston that wind between tall buildings and through interconnecting suburbs and cities make it hard to believe that there could be any sort of wilderness area left in the region. Having experienced the vast nothingness, yet profoundly somethingness of the Alaskan frontier, the Great Plains, the California Coast, the deserts of … Continue reading

Where We Are in 30 Seconds! – (Grand Tetons National Park)

Grand Tetons National Park is only 8 miles south of Yellowstone National Park, and thus an obvious ‘two-for-one’ deal while traveling through Wyoming.  Dubbed the “active teenagers” of the Rocky Mountains, the Tetons Range are is a ‘mere’ 9 million years old – still geologically young, restless, and…. pointy.  (<— Official Term.) The Grand Tetons park is … Continue reading

Where We Are in 30 Seconds! – (Yellowstone National Park)

We spent two days exploring the vast roads of Yellowstone National Park in the northwest corner of Wyoming. It surprised us in many ways, and even the expected, (Old Faithful) delighted us. It was a surprisingly wild place for being the very first, and (probably) most thoroughly developed of the National Parks.  See some of our adventure … Continue reading

A British Colombian Utopia / Dystopia

British Columbia was our favorite on the way out to Alaska last year. Driving through the tall stands of evergreen on the Stewart Cassir Highway allowed extra time for contemplation backdropped by the low hum of the tires on the rough road and the well paired vibrations of Sigur Rós. It was an epilogue to … Continue reading

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