Monthly Archives: May 2016

The First Birthday

Our Memorial Day weekend was some Wyoming, some Montana, a lot of driving, a too close encounter with two bears and the best sleep I’ve had in years.  I will go through the pictures and post them here little by … Continue reading

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Antelope Island Revisited

Saturday after dodging the rockslide the weather had started to clear a little bit. After a quick lunch we decided to return to one of my favourite state parks I’ve ever visited, the Antelope Island. The great things about the Antelope … Continue reading

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How to Dodge a Rockslide

Our Saturday in Salt Lake City started rainy. We had breakfast, got ready, waited the rain to die a little and headed out to Timpanogos Cave National Monument. A short drive from Salt Lake City, being mostly inside we thought … Continue reading

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About the Desert and About the Music

As long as I can remember, my favorite band in the world has been an obscure Finnish band called 22-Pistepirkko. I used to listen to the songs in the university, between the lectures and dream about driving through the desert. … Continue reading

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The Home of the Palaeocastor

The first stop on our little weekend trip was Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Nebraska. The little monument is free and well worth visiting. The site is best known for Miocene period fossils, such as Miohippus, the ancestor of … Continue reading

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No More S’Mores

Another gloomy rainy Denver weekend, although we were not here to prove it. Instead we proved it’s perfectly possible to leave Denver 2 am Saturday morning, drive through Wyoming to Nebraska, South Dakota and camp at Devil’s Tower at North Wyoming, … Continue reading

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Biting the Dust, Literally

Denver spring weather has lately been Denver spring weather. For the weekend we kept reading warnings about severe thunderstorms, heavy rain, possibly large hail and isolated tornadoes. So instead of waiting to see what Colorado decides to throw on us … Continue reading

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