Five hundred million people worldwide live within the vicinity of active volcanoes, thanks to the fertile land and natural resources that come with the area. On the island of Java, Indonesia, alone, there are 45 volcanoes. Though they can be destructive, they are also beautiful to see. Many are even accessible to tourists. Here are … Continue reading What to Expect: Three Epic Java Volcanoes
I dare you to find another geologic feature on earth that looks more like its name than the Bungle Bungles of north Western Australia's Purnululu National Park. Though the origin of the term is unknown with any certainty, many think it's the mispronunciation of the local aboriginal word for a type of grass that grows … Continue reading What to Expect: Scenic Flight Over the Bungle Bungles
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to Rapid City, South Dakota Friday: Explore Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, Wind Cave National Park and Mammoth Site Saturday: Explore Badlands National Park, Minute Man National Historic Site, Wall Drug Store, Chapel in the Hill, Dinosaur Park, and downtown Rapid City Sunday: Fly back Dates: July 27-30, 2017 Our … Continue reading Why South Dakota Belongs at the Top of Your USA Travel Plans
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to Fresno, CA and drive to our Airbnb in Mariposa Friday: Day 1 in Yosemite National Park; hiked Mirror Lake loop Saturday: Day 2 in Yosemite National Park; hiked the Nevada and Vernal Falls loop via the Mist Trail; dinner out Mariposa Sunday: Fly back to Atlanta Dates: June 8 to 11, … Continue reading You Had Me at Yosemite
Itinerary: Saturday- Tuesday: Miami and Biscayne National Park Tuesday- Friday: Key West and Dry Tortugas National Park Friday- Sunday: Everglades National Park Dates: December 26, 2015 to January 3, 2016 Our Odyssey: Flashy and fancy, Miami is known its high-end party scene, expensive drinks, and busy (but beautiful) beach. For us, we came for its … Continue reading Welcome to Miami!
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Our first visit to the Grand Canyon was nothing short of amazing. We didn’t have time to do any hiking or camping, but we lucked out with a day tour from Flagstaff that we had booked in advance. Our guide, a man named David Reed, showed up in a van that morning to pick us … Continue reading Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Our drive through Arizona took us through the Petrified Forest National Park. These 200 million years + old pieces of trees have been “petrified” due to having been uprooted, perhaps by a flood, and then covered in silt and volcanic ash. As water crept through the wood, decaying organic material was replaced with multicolored silica - … Continue reading Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
Pebble beach along the Loop Road in Acadia National Park.
The spectacular flora of early fall in Acadia National Park, Maine, USA