USA

Moab – Canyonlands NP

Next day, we decided to go to Canyonlands National Park. It was a steady clime out of Moab up to Canyonlands, we called at the information center first, about 1pm. We asked about camping in the park but were told that all sites had been booked, there was some disperse camping down on White Rim

Read More »
USA

Moab – Arches NP

After spending the night in Gallup, NM we set off towards MOAB in Utah. We were not sure where we would spend the night but set off anyway. When we arrived back in Cortez mid afternoon needed diesel, from here we decided we would take the longer route through San Juan National Forest. On the

Read More »
USA

Four Corners – New Mexico

From Mesa Verde we continued east to Durango, CO for the night. Next morning, we needed to take the truck and find someone who could rotate all five wheels. This was completed by noon. We then headed to Aztec, New Mexico for our next stop on our list of places to visit. We stopped at

Read More »
USA

Four Corners Area – Colorado

We left Natural Bridges National Park and drove over to Cortez, Colorado where we would stay for a couple of nights to explore some of the area. On the way over we tried to visit Four Corners Monument but arrived 15 minutes after closing time, c’est la vie. Four Corners is where Arizona, Utah, Colorado

Read More »
USA

Four Corners Area – Utah

We left Page and headed for Monument Valley, this park is run by the Navajo Native Americans and is located within their reservation, mainly located in Arizona but the reserve does cross into Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. We were going to camp at the Navajo Campground near their interpretation center, but after they told

Read More »
Baja Bound

Page, Arizona

We left the Grand Canyon Village mid afternoon and started diving towards Page, Arizona. We stopped at few of the Grand Canyon lookouts and the Desert View Watchtower as we travelled through the Park. At one of the lookouts there had been an airplane crash in 1956. Desert View Watchtower, the photos speak for themselves.

Read More »
USA

Southwestern USA

After spending the night at Walmart, we did some shopping the next morning at Walmart and Costco where we returned our GPS unit as it had stopped working, we had purchased it less than a year ago in Las Vegas. After this we headed towards Bullhead City. First we drove east to Winterhaven, just west

Read More »
Baja Bound

Baja California North

After spending a few days at Bahia de los Angeles watching the Moon rise over the horizon, walking the beaches and relaxing we decided to continue north towards San Quintin. First stop was Catervina to see some ancient cane paintings that were located in a desert area just outside town, there were also some interesting

Read More »
Baja Bound

Bahia de los Angeles

From here the pavement ended as we drove up the coast, this dirt road is approximately 100km/60 miles to Bahia Asuncion, we passed through the small village of San Hipolito which had a quaint church. Once at Bahia Asuncion we picked up the pavement again continuing out to Bahia de Tortugas.  After a five hour

Read More »
Baja Bound

The Sea of Cortez

After we left San Juanico we stopped in at Las Barrancas for some shrimp from a local fisherman then continued south on MX53 to a dirt road that would take us to San Javier, this dirt road was 85kms/50 miles to San Javier and involved several river crossings, luckily for us the rivers were at

Read More »