Tag: landrtravels

Matanzas River

October 18, 2018 Last Sunday, we kayaked on the Matanzas River near the Matanzas Inlet.  The river meets the ocean at the inlet.  It was a beautiful day, so there were lots of folks out enjoying the water.  That meant there were lots of…

Back in Florida

September 1, 2018 Once we left the Rocky Mountains, we headed directly home without exploring.  It is the longest that we have had the tow vehicle hooked to the motor home without removing it.  We drove from 275 to 375 miles a day, stopped…

Elk

August 23, 2018 The night after we saw the wild mustangs near Cody, it rained hard.  We were hoping that would get rid of some of the smoke.  Instead, it was far, far worse.  Apparently, a cool front brought a lot of the British…

Wild Mustangs

August 19, 2018 The night before yesterday it rained, so we woke up to beautiful weather and the clearest skies we have seen in weeks.  It was the first time in awhile there wasn’t smoke in the air. We headed to the Bighorn Canyon…

Beartooth and Chief Joseph Highways

August 16, 2018 I think the whole west is smoky right now.  We may have moments in the morning where it doesn’t seem so bad, but as the day progresses the smoke and haze increase. After we left Glacier National Park area, we headed…

Going-to-the-Sun Road Closed – Fire!

    August 13, 2018 It’s a good thing we went on the Going-to-the-Sun Road on Sunday.  I had thought about doing it Monday or Tuesday to get away from week-ends crowds.  But, the weather was good, so we went on Sunday.  As you…

Leaky Mountains

August 12, 2018 Yesterday we headed to Glacier National Park.  We thought the smoky situation would get better after we got over the mountains in Idaho, but it got progressively worse as we neared the park.  We could barely see the mountains when we…

Trip Planning

August 10, 2018 We left the west side of the Cascades and headed across Washington state to Spokane.  It was very smoky the whole way.  When we watched the news, it said that the smoke from the California wildfires was entering Washington on both…

Leavenworth

July 31, 2018 Recently, we went to Leavenworth, Washington.  This town is draped in a German decor.  There are lots and lots of flowers.  On Sunday, it was packed.  It was too hot to walk the dogs through town, so we drove up to…

Ohme Gardens

July 29, 2018 Yesterday, I went to Ohme Gardens in Wenatchee, Washington.  This area is very arid.  The hills are dry and covered with scrub.  In 1929, Herman Ohme purchased 40 acres of land for an orchard.  It included a rocky bluff.  He and…

Cashmere

July 28, 2018 Yesterday, we went to Lake Chelan to explore which is about 30 miles from where we are staying.  The sky was smoky the whole way and by the time we got back, it was also smoky back at the campground.  A…

Bloedel Reserve

July 23, 2018 Yesterday, I went to the Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island while Regis kept the dogs company.  The reserve is a path through woodlands and gardens.  It was a very sunny day, so it wasn’t a good day for pictures.  The walk…