Park Beat XVI – Yosemite National Park

Although I’ve been to Yosemite in the past, I’m confident that no one grows tired of the beauty that lies within the valley. As the pioneer for land preservation in the United States, it’s no wonder why Abraham Lincoln took the first steps to preserve such a special place. This trip provided the first opportunity to camp in…Continue Reading “Park Beat XVI – Yosemite National Park”

Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus

In retrospect, this road trip could have been considered a bit of a reunion tour, stopping off at places I had visited during my carefree college days. But I was eager to visit many of the places again, since they had started to fade from my memory. Puerto Penasco is one such place; a getaway I…Continue Reading “Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus”