Tag Archives: Roadtrip

After the Shock

I have to say a little something about the election. If you voted for Donald Trump, you voted against me, who I am (a woman and an immigrant) and the things I stand for (for example protecting the environment and just … Continue reading

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Time to Breathe

Our next stop after the La Jolla sea lions and camping on the beach was Mission San Juan Capistrano. At this point I was already highly annoyed of our 3rd wheel who didn’t want to do anything and just being grumpy … Continue reading

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Sea Lions at La Jolla

The evening of our San Diego day was still spent nearby. We drove up the coast to La Jolla Cove to see the famous sea lions. Cute critters with an impressive set of teeth! My favourite must have been this … Continue reading

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Salvation Mountain, Salton Sea

Problem: summers being too busy and having too much to post, winters not being busy, meaning there’s nothing to post. I haven’t finished our Memorial Day, 4th of July Utah trip, South Dakota Trip or the California trip and last … Continue reading

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Cholla Garden and Making Home

To me the best place in the Joshua Tree National Park were not the Joshua Trees, but the last thing we saw in the park; the Cholla Cactus Garden. The light was still harsh, temperature hot but not the hottest … Continue reading

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They Are Not Trees

The second destination of our California trip after Mojave Desert National Preserve was Joshua Tree National Park. At this point we all had been more or less awake for over 24 hours, ever since leaving Denver, drivers taking naps and … Continue reading

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Desert Creatures

We are back from California. 9 days went by fast and I’m ready for another holiday. The trip started with a long drive through Colorado and Utah, Arizona and Nevada to Mojave Desert National Preserve. Another great desert drive! The … Continue reading

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About Solitude

I like being alone. If you dropped me, enough supplies, a couple of books and my camera to a small cabin deep in the woods and came to check after a couple of months, I would be perfectly fine, slightly … Continue reading

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Achievements

This was a rare summer weekend. We stayed mostly* home, run some errands and relaxed. No camping, no hiking, but after over two years of getting by with a finicky apartment building wifi we finally have an internet connection of … Continue reading

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Chasing Waterfalls

For the July 4th weekend we went out to chase some waterfalls, car packed with camping gear, food and a friend, destination as far away from people as possible. Driving through Capitol Reef National Park, sleeping in the car on … Continue reading

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