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USA Adventure Part 3: Canyonlands – Island in the Sky

USA Adventure Part 3: Canyonlands – Island in the Sky

Another day, another national park šŸ™‚ Arches and Canyonlands are close together, but Canyonlands is very big and has several entrances. We chose the nearest one with the best name in the world: Island in the Sky. It’s located on a high mesa (Spanish for table, it means an elevated area with a flat top and steep sides) that looks down on another flat level (the White Rim) before dropping down all the way to the Green River, and this…

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USA Adventure Part 2: Arches National Park

USA Adventure Part 2: Arches National Park

It was exciting to wake up in the desert the first morning, and enjoy the views from our nice little cabin in the middle of nowhere. After a lazy morning, we drove to Arches National Park, a park with over 2000 natural sand stone arches. We bought a pass that allows entry to all national parks for a year, as we will be visiting many šŸ™‚ Our first stop in the park was Balancing Rock. There is a short trail…

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USA Adventure Part 1: Denver to Moab

USA Adventure Part 1: Denver to Moab

We just got back from a fantastic three-week adventure in the USA šŸ™‚ I’ve made a map of our trip below (please enlarge for better viewing). We drove from Denver to San Francisco, visiting lots of National Parks and other interesting places. We slept in hotels, apartments, cabins, our tent, a yurt and even in a lookout tower. We drove more than 4600 km (almost 2900 miles), on highways as well as dirt roads. We had lots of sunshine and…

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The Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast

I spent two fantastic weeks in the USA earlier this month! My main reason for going there was the wedding of Nicole and Patrick in Seattle on the 14th of August. Unfortunately, Paul wasn’t able to come, as it was too close to his annual research cruise. Never mind, I wasn’t going to miss this opportunity! I got there almost a week before the wedding, so I decided to go on a little road trip by myself. It wasn’t hard…

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