Mount Huangshan – Yellow Mountains

Mount Huangshan Skipping over a lot of the trip so far, because internet has been incredibly difficult to work with! This afternoon I returned back to Tunxi from Mount Huangshan (the Yellow Mountains) for two more nights before heading to Hong Kong, and I’m so sore I can’t walk anywhere so I’ve got some time for an update.  Mount Huangshan was absolutely beautiful, even in … Continue reading Mount Huangshan – Yellow Mountains

Final Blog Attempt in China. 

I’ve now tried twice today spending nearly 2 hours to give a China update. Both times after a lengthy update Blog, the post has just disappeared ūüė©with everything vanished and nowhere to be found. Kinda over the whole internet in China situation.  Would love to share pictures and stories but not going to spend another hour to possibly/probably have it also just vanish into the … Continue reading Final Blog Attempt in China.¬†

Grand Canyon & Bright Angel Trail

I can’t think of a more enjoyable and¬†challenging way to spend my 29th Birthday then a trip to the Grand Canyon and a trek down into the Grand Canyon on Bright Angel Trail. With 12.2 miles covered and 3500 ft of elevation change, this hike took every last bit of energy and determination that I had to hike the last 6 miles BACK UP. That … Continue reading Grand Canyon & Bright Angel Trail

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

Everyone has been talking about the “Super Bloom” going on in the desert right now with the rains California got this winter and fall, and so naturally… I had to go check it out ūüôā The crowds were absolutely insane, my photos were a bit hazy, but with a little imagination, I was able to imagine being Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz lying among … Continue reading Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

Natural Arches Trail- Valley of Fire Day 2

“It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. ” – Amelia Barr (February 2017) There was absolutely nothing that was going to get in our way of having an amazing weekend in Vegas, although believe me when I say that Mother Nature did her very best to test my definition of “fun”. From car camping¬†¬†to … Continue reading Natural Arches Trail- Valley of Fire Day 2

Valley of Fire State Park (Day One)

“The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire” ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† – Ferdinand Foch Valley of Fire State Park¬†absolutely took my breath away. Day 1 of exploration consisted of a few hours of hopping in and out of the car looking at all of the sites with small trails to overlooks and view points. … Continue reading Valley of Fire State Park (Day One)