Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 10: Moab to Las Vegas


When we originally planned our trip we were going to fly into Las Vegas and fly out of Salt Lake City, but when I went to book a car for our trip and configured it for the drop-off at a different airport the price doubled! We decided to drive the seven hours back to Las […]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 9: Sorrel River Ranch, Canyonlands and dust storms oh my!


Having arrived in Moab to stay at Sorrel River Ranch the day before to much needed rest, we woke up feeling a little more refreshed. We had breakfast in our little kitchen and prepared for the day. We had a choice between Arches and Canyonlands and went with the later because we hoped it would […]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 8: Monutment Valley to Moab and Sorrel River Ranch


Day 8 was a travel day for us.  We slept in a bit and had a picnic breakfast in our room while enjoying the view of Monument Valley.  Our destination for the day was Moab where we would be staying at Sorrel River Ranch for a luxurious 2-day stay prior to heading home.  The drive […]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 7: Monument Valley


I woke up Day 7 not feeling too hot.  Despite having a great time with the guys of Dreamland Safari Tours visiting White Pocket and Cottonwood Cove and then touring through the Grand Staircase-Escalante area I was starting to feel run down.  Too much sun and not enough rest. We slept in a bit as […]

(Not quite) Wordless Wednesday #163: Retro Road Sign

I loved this retro sign painted into the side of a rock in the parking lot of an old hotel outside of Monument Valley – post on Monument Valley coming up tomorrow so stay tuned! How about you? Are you a fan of retro signs?

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 6: Photography Tour through Grand Staircase-Escalante


By Day 6 I was feeling a bit tired, the previous day in both White Pocket and Cottonwood Cove had been amazing, but the heat and driving and lack of sleep was sneaking up on me.  We rose early and headed back to Kanab to meet Will James, our guide for the day and owner of […]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 5 (Part 2): Cottonwood Cove in South Coyote Buttes


Having spent a magnificent morning photographing White Pocket in the Paria Canyon of Arizona we headed to Cottonwood Cove which is part of South Coyote Buttes.  I don’t want to say that Cottonwood Cove was a let down, because it was totally amazing, but it was no White Pocket! Nonetheless we had a really great […]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 5 (Part 1): The Wave Lottery and White Pocket


I swear to God this series is going to kill me, but I will complete it if it’s the last thing I do! Our trip schedule was just so extreme I had no time to write except for quick notes in my trusty Moleskine and when I got back from my trip I had 2000 […]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 4: Antelope Canyon


Still with me?  We started in Vegas and drove to Zion.  Then spent a day in Zion stopping in several spots around the park. After that we headed to Page to do some river-rafting. Whew! Now you are all caught up. Day 4 was a luxury as it was the first day since we started […]

Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 3: Zion to Page


Having missed the sunrise at the Zion National Park Museum the previous day, we woke up at 5:30 (again) so that we could get there in time to see it happen!  Mr. Misadventures headed to the meadow behind the museum to set-up his camera and I parked myself on a bench very jealous of the […]