My Year of Travel 2017

My Year of Travel 2017

2017 was my most traveled year to date. I traveled to nine US states and also went overseas for the very first time, to India, no less, My air travel covered more than 25,700 miles. It just so happens that the circumference of the earth is 24,901 miles. The trip to...
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe was the trip to close out the year of travel 2017. This trip we decided to drive from Denver because the trip is a little over 5 hours and it is a wonderful drive. We went I-25 south through Colorado Springs, through Pueblo and over the Raton Pass (7,834ft)...
Huntington Beach California-2017

Huntington Beach California-2017

California. This was a family trip to Disneyland but on the night we arrived we went to Huntington Beach. The beach was great with lots of surfers in the ocean. We had a small bite to eat out on the...
Gem Lake Hike 2017

Gem Lake Hike 2017

Gem Lake Gem Lake is a great hike in the eastern part of Rocky Mountain National Park. And a great way to end the hiking season for 2017. This wasn’t the first time I had hiked to Gem Lake. The first time I hiked to Gem Lake was July 13, 1998, a little over 19...
Hike to Mitchell Lake & Blue Lake

Hike to Mitchell Lake & Blue Lake

In my continuing exploration of the Indian Peaks Wilderness area, Mitchell Lake and Blue Lake were the next two that I wanted to hike. After circling the Mitchell Lake trailhead parking area for about 15 minutes I was able to find a parking spot. Starting from the...
New York

New York

The Big Apple I have been going to upstate New York for at least a decade and Ihave never taken the time to go to New York City. A couple of years ago I saw it from a distance when we landed at Newark airport in New Jersey but that was the closest I had been until...
Hike to Lake Isabelle

Hike to Lake Isabelle

Hike to Long Lake and Lake Isabelle The first hike of the year in the Indian Peaks Wilderness area and since hiking around Brainard lake last year, I have been wanting to get back.  Long Lake and Lake Isabelle both begin at the Long Lake Trailhead, 10,500ft. Long Lake...

San Jose, California

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