Category: Places I Want to Go

Looking for Water

Pisgah Lava Tubes on the Google map

ShareThe reason I want to take another Roadtrip through the desert is that I still know barely anything about it. Growing up in the woods and living in the mountains had always made me curious about the desert. Until I saw desert in real life back in the 90s on our first Extreme Roadtrip out …

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Roadtrip Plan Step Two Part Three: Playing Maps — The Salton Sea & Slab City

Salton Sea - Google Map

ShareI’m still saving the places I want to go on this next trip in Google Maps into the Want to Go list. Someday I’ll organize those Google Map lists. I’m also using Trello with its new map feature and browser button; I’m liking it so far. I’m at the most fun part in the trip …

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Roadtrip Plan Step Two Part Two: Mapping Slot Canyons and Other Places

Death Valley, May 2005 by DK Sanders-Weatherford

ShareI want to go back to Death Valley to see those moving rocks (Death Valley Back Country Roads map PDF), and I want to see some slot canyons. I’ve been seeing a lot of photos on Facebook lately of slot canyons. They’re totally cool looking. I so want to take pictures of slot canyons. I …

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Moving Rocks in Coyote & Roadrunner Land: the Beginning of a New Roadtrip

Death Valley 2005

ShareRecent life stuff had me itching to plan a new road trip. So I am. Roadtrip 2020: the Southwest! Why the southwest? Because of the results of Roadtripping Step One….. Roadtripping Step One: What’s something I’ve been wanting to see for a while and still haven’t? Something that just never worked out. Of course the …

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Places I Want to Go: The Mothman Museum

ShareThe Mothman Museum is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Mothman is a large winged man who was seen by a lot of people in and around Point Pleasant in 1966 (an important year for me). I’ve been reading The Mothman Prophesies. I haven’t finished it; I don’t have any time to read, and I keep …

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