Valley of Fire State Park is an excellent (and very manageable) day trip out of Las Vegas. Highlights include red sandstone formations, a scenic drive, a few short hiking trails, petroglyphs, and desert flora and fauna. Be sure to pack a picnic lunch, sunscreen and plenty of water!
Photo Blogging Challenge – Out of the Box (May 2016)
I had so many ideas for this month's theme. The most ambitious of them involved taking a new roll of film out of its box and loading an old 35 mm camera to take all of this month's photos. Unfortunately, I have a tendency to let day-to-day responsibilities overwhelm grand plans. As a consequence, I …
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Photo Blogging Challenge – Red (February 2014)
Does February + Red = Valentine's Day? Not when you're on vacation in New Zealand! We've been in New Zealand for almost four weeks. It's a warm and colourful break from home (Calgary, AB, Canada) where everything is white, grey and brown and the overnight temperatures are stubbornly plunging well below zero (minus 40 degrees …
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