Category Archives: Nevada Arizona Parks

Rhyolite Ghost Town near Death Valley

First it was the rivers and civilization began to flourish around the banks. Then came the railroads and new townships blossomed near the tracks. Then it was the lure of gold and untold riches that lured the faithful to build … Continue reading

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DEATH VALLEY

“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs and gleams.”- Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince. (Death Valley pictures at surendra.smugmug.com) So why would … Continue reading

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Antelope Canyon, Hoodoos at Escalante and the Horseshoe Bend

Two hours North east of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon lies a small town of Page home to the Antelope Canyon, the Lower Antelope and the upper Antelope Canyon. Two hours is the max one gets to spend … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – again and again….

It snowed as I drove into the Grand Canyon area. It was also April and cold. So why do you get up at 4:00 in the morning get your gear and venture out… and freeze your butt out? Now that’s … Continue reading

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Valley of Fire – nature’s master sculptures and abstract art!

(Valley of Park is a visual delight and I cannot upload over 80 pictures(I took over 500) to this post each unique in its own way. They allĀ  describe this wonderful park but nothing can do justice to the experience … Continue reading

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