The Great Northwest

After stopping to enjoy some wine and bread in the Columbia River Valley, we arrived at our destination for this trip, Seattle. Mike was excited about seeing Pike Place, home to the original Starbucks, but we first did the obligatory ride to the top of the Space Needle. As I am uncomfortable with heights, this … More The Great Northwest

Awe Inspiring Vistas

South Dakota is a state of varying geographic landscapes. Entering the state’s southeast region, we viewed a vast prairie, winds advancing swiftly with no barriers for slowing or stopping. Moving westward, abutments of red and brown colored structures rose slowly until we reached the Badlands, a national park that provides many overlooks for scenic views. … More Awe Inspiring Vistas

The Rest of the Story, Scandinavian Road Trip

Leaving Copenhagen we headed to Gothenburg, Sweden spending two nights and doing a little bit of shopping and eating before we left for Oslo, Norway. An easy trip we followed major highways until reaching the capital city where a significant beautification project has most of the city center under construction. BUT despite that Oslo is … More The Rest of the Story, Scandinavian Road Trip