Category Archives: United States

NW Sonora’s treasure: Pinacate National Park

If there are any nice beach places on the northern Sonoran coast, I haven’t found them.  On this driving trip with Megan and Ferda, we went to both Desemboque and Puerto Peñasco, and both were stunningly awful.  With a cold … Continue reading

Posted in Mexico, Traveling, United States | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Following the footsteps of Father Kino

On this road trip we usually just camped where we wanted, often looking for places after dark since we were covering big distances and it gets dark so early in the winter.  This isn’t always the most comfortable, and Megan … Continue reading

Posted in Mexico, Traveling, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Auto-touring: Boulder, a little caving, and west to Arizona

When Ferda and I originally started making plans to come to the US, we weren’t going to visit Colorado.  It was too far from California, and it was going to be the middle of winter, the most uncomfortable time to … Continue reading

Posted in Caving, Traveling, United States | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Eye candy in the desert SW

Megan, Ferda, and I took off in Megan’s little red car and visited three national parks on the way from California to Colorado.  We spent longest at Joshua Tree where we did a little climbing.  The sun might make it … Continue reading

Posted in Climbing, Traveling, United States | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Tourists in southern California

I’m finally getting around to writing some blogs/posting some photos about Ferda’s and my trip to the US and Mexico 16 months ago.  We spent about seven weeks in the US and five in Mexico.  I took Ferda to some … Continue reading

Posted in Traveling, United States | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment