It started in Santa Fe. There we were, putting away our tents, getting ready to leave for Carlsbad Caverns, when another Trek leader came over and introduced himself. This happens all the time—there’s over a hundred and
For us North American tour leaders, this is the first year that we’ve had WiFi available in the vans. Mostly, it’s great. Everyone can upload their pictures, keep in touch with family and friends back at home.
In my last post I talked about those quirky roadside attractions that industrious Americans thought up to pull in the road tripping masses. The SPAM® Museum in Austin, Minnesota is not one of those attractions. It is
Every kid in America waiting to get their driver’s license knows that a car equals freedom; there’s no mode of transportation quite as flexible, quite as capricious as a car. You see a sign for something weird
Looking down at the red expanse of limestone spires of Bryce Canyon, you can’t help but think of what Ebenezer Bryce, the Mormon homesteader for whom the park is named after, said about the area, “It’s a
We’ve seen a lot of amazing wildlife on this Northern Trail trip: bison in Yellowstone, mountain goats in Badlands. But no creature belly drags its way into your heart quite like the unassuming elephant seal. Just off
Almost all of the Trek America trips that include the east coast begin or end at the gateway hotel in New Jersey. Passengers are always asking me questions about it. Why New Jersey? What’s even there? Is it