Monument Valley

Wow summer really keeps me off the computer. That’s a good thing really, but suddenly it’s been months since I last updated our Utah/Arizona trip story. I’m feeling like a man of fewer words tonight so I’ll keep it brief. I left off right at the part where we set out for the Arizona border … More Monument Valley

Escaping La Niña

DAY 3 PART 2 – CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK, ISLAND IN THE SKY. There is a gallery here for viewing images fullscreen (recommended) After the beautiful drive through Capitol Reef National Park, we arrived mid afternoon at the Horsethief Campground outside of the entrance to Canyonlands Island in the Sky region. We set up the tent … More Escaping La Niña

Escaping La Niña

DAY 3, PART 1. – UTAH’S SCENIC BYWAY 24 & CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK. Today was one of the two big driving days of our trip, with significant distance to cover across to the Eastern side of the state approaching the Colorado border. After some conversation with friends with a very similar itinerary at almost … More Escaping La Niña

Escaping La Niña

DAY 2. BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK. Fullscreen image gallery here We took the incredible drive from Zion National Park through the canyons and long tunnel out towards Bryce Canyon for some time at another incredible collection of stunning ancient natural geological formations. The afternoon was sunny but still cool with a breeze around the canyon … More Escaping La Niña

Escaping La Niña

DAY 1. ZION NATIONAL PARK. Fullscreen image gallery here Tara and I have recently returned from an effort to escape the cold and moist weather that has plagued us in the PNW since October last year.  We decided to make a plan to try and see some of the most incredible geological formations that can … More Escaping La Niña

Boxing day in the snow

Had to go out for a quick drive and capture something in all this beautiful snow. Spent some time skiing in the Callaghan and left the camera at home. The snow after dark makes for some marvellous scenes. The supreme silence is such a sublime sense to it.