Category Archives: Travel

Snake River Falls

Snake River Falls is in the top ten list of scenic sights in Nebraska.  It’s located on private land southwest of Valentine, NE, but the landowner allows the public to visit the sight for $1.00.  Just put your dollar in … Continue reading

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Furnace Creek Inn

Beautiful setting.  This is the luxury resort lodging in Death Valley National Park.  Not exactly a campground.  Originally built in 1927, it still looked pretty swanky in 2009.  I stayed in a more modest section of the park, resembling an upscale … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

This 4-5 year old is proudly wearing the uniform of the Uduru Parish preschool; hat and jersey/sweater using colors of the Tanzanian  flag, with a patch of the flag shown on the hat.  The jersey is several sizes too big … Continue reading

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Literacy Test

  Some signs just tickle my funny bone.  I found this road sign near Taos, NM. Bighorn Sheep must be smarter than I thought.   Thought for the Day:   All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than … Continue reading

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Flash in the Pan

Now a ghost town, Rhyolite, Nevada was once a boom town teeming with get-rich-fast gold prospectors.  Gold was discovered nearby in 1905.  By 1908 there were 5,000 residents of Rhyolite, many employed by the Montgomery Shoshone Mining Company that invested … Continue reading

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El Capitan

One of the most popular rock climbing sites in North America is the 3,000′ shear rock face of El Capitan.  The granite monolith is an iconic figure of Yosemite NP of northern California. At 7:00 AM this road is deserted, … Continue reading

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Plow Horse

In an earlier blog, I wrote about a “working” farm.  This is it. Taken through a window of the tour bus, it is the neighbor of where the former picture was taken; i.e. outside the small town of Lapai, Lithuania. … Continue reading

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