Monthly Archives: August 2015


[NOTE: This blog is lagging a bit — as usual — from our current travels. In early June we were in Great Basin National Park, inside Nevada near the Utah border.] Sometimes the weather just doesn’t cooperate for hiking, and … Continue reading

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Kious Critters

We’re strong believers in the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That goes for restaurants (we’re loyal until we have a bad meal, and even then we might give the place another chance, depending…) and hikes, because if … Continue reading

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Baker in Baker

Baker, Nevada, the tiny town at the entrance of Great Basin National Park, fascinates me every time we’re there. With just a few buildings — a tavern, a restaurant, a cafe that’s open odd hours just a few days a … Continue reading

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Natural Causes

We’ve been to Great Basin National Park several times and each time are struck by how much things are the same, and how much they have changed. Take the Lexington Arch hike, for example. We originally took this hike back … Continue reading

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