Our visit of Rocky Mountain National Park (often abbreviated RMNP) marked the beginning of our new life waking up everyday before sunrise, and becoming experts in fighting the summer crowds in National Parks. Continue reading “Rocky Mountain National Park: Hiking America’s Most Beautiful Mountains”
Nebraska has been a great surprise in this adventure so far. Continue reading “Yes, Nebraska is Cool – 72 Hours in The Cornhusker State”
So we went all the way to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP, pronounced Yoopee) and traveled along the shores of Lake Superior on the US side. Continue reading ““UP” & Down: our beautiful struggle in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula”
We have one “people traveling in a van” problem that does not have a solution: rain. It has been raining SO MUCH since we started our road trip along Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. See, our van is actually a car, which is a great house when it’s sunny but miserable if it rains for more than a day. Stuff gets easily wet, it doesn’t ever get dry, we are stuck inside our super small van, we get upset… Continue reading “Hiking a Giant Dune is a Lot of Fun, but Rain is Not – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan”
Last week, Henri and I took the Grand Avenue Tour at Mammoth Cave National Park, KY. Mammoth Cave National Park hosts the longest cave system in the world by far, with 400 miles of trails and passages. With such a huge underworld to discover, it is not a surprise if dozens of tours are offered, from very short & easy to very long & strenuous. Here is a review with pictures of the Grand Avenue Tour. Continue reading “Grand Avenue Tour at Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky: Inside the Longest Cave In The World”
This week, Henri and I camped and hiked in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It was our second visit to a U.S. National Park after the Everglades and a highlight of our journey so far. Continue reading “The Great Mountains of Tennessee – A visit to Great Smoky Mountains National Park”
What is a beautiful beach?
For many people, a beach should be a place with condos, large hotels, ice cream and other services. For me, a beach should just have salty water, dunes, white sand, birds, maybe shells. And that’s it. Continue reading “The Beach Birds – My Paradise in Fort De Soto Park, Florida”
About a week after we left New York, Henri & I had the incredible privilege of being able to visit a special place in North Carolina, the Spruill Farm. We had stopped for a couple days around Elizabeth City on our way to the Outer Banks. Interestingly it is the birthplace of Edward Snowden, so I posted a “dumb” tweet with this information. I rarely tweet anymore ; I have the impression that I morph into a complete troll as soon as I log onto this specific social network… But this time I did post my “dumb” tweet and it was worth it.