Salmon Glacier BC

Driving from Calgary to Inuvik on the Dempster Highway In August 2011, I went on an epic road trip up the 740km (460 mile) Dempster Highway with my uncle and cousin. Our total road trip distance was over 7500km long. We started in Calgary, Alberta and made stops in British Columbia (BC), Alaska, Yukon, and the …

McDonald Observatory Star Tours

Visiting the McDonald Observatory I’ve visited the McDonald Observatory twice now and thoroughly enjoyed it both times. On the first visit, Sara and I quickly stopped at the observatory while driving back to Odessa from Alpine, choosing to drive the scenic highway 118 home. From highway 118 we drove up highway 78, the highest highway …

Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro • The Grand Canyon of Texas Palo Duro Canyon is the second largest canyon in the US gaining it the nickname as “the Grand Canyon of Texas”. It is believed early Spanish explorers discovered the canyon and named it “Palo Duro” or “Hard Wood” in reference to the large number of juniper trees growing in the …