Kearney Nebraska – Sandhill Crane Migration Nearly 80% of North America’s Sandhill Crane population stops over on the Platte River near Kearney Nebraska on their flyway north. This region is rich in a food source (now spent corn) and relative protection from predators. Although not a birder by trade, I […]
Italian City Slicking We made the obligatory Venice and Rome stops during our trip to Italy. Being that we aren’t big city people we spent only 2 days in Venice and 5 days in Rome. Venice Venice is a place you need to see once in your life. And maybe […]
Iceland and Northern Lights Taking full advantage of some time off work, Katie and I took off for a week in Iceland. My parents joined us on our adventure in this scenic wonderland chasing the Northern Lights.
Turks and Caicos We ditched winter for a week in mid-January to go scuba diving on the beautiful Caribbean island of Turks and Caicos. We did a week-long scuba live-aboard trip with beach days flanking the beginning and end of the trip. Before heading out, Chris refreshed some of his […]
We took our first big trip since returning from Patagonia to the Utah desert. To say Jethro was excited to rejoin our travels is an understatement! We visited Capitol Reef National Park and then explored the area surrounding Escalante Utah.
Buenos Aires & Uruguay After visiting El Chalten and Fitz Roy, we arrived at our final destination, we spent 3 days in Buenos Aires. We stayed in the Palermo Hollywood barrio (neighborhood) and spent time exploring other areas of the city. We even headed to Uruguay for a day to […]
Nahuel Huapi Traverse After a week of relaxation with my parents, we headed off for our next trekking adventure. This 4-5 day trek covers nearly 40 KM of various ridgelines in Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi.
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina Although it’s hard to complain about traveling for several months, it does get tiring feeling “unsettled.” In planning our trip, we knew that we would want a “vacation” from our vacation.