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Top 10 National Wildlife Refuges Scenic Drives

Top 10 National Wildlife Refuges Scenic Drives

October 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

To really explore a national wildlife refuge, of course, you’ll want to get out of your vehicle. But when time is limited or you want to get the lay of the land before you set out on a trail, a scenic drive should be considered. For all us ‘let’s-check-it-out-first’ types, here’s a sampling of some […]

Wildflowers of the Southern Rockies

Wildflowers of the Southern Rockies

July 28, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

On a recent hike in the southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, we were taken with the spectacular wildflowers blooming along our trail. We observed more varieties than we could count, bloom on top of bloom, and photographed the most prevalent varieties. As we were hiking in northern New Mexico, we were encountering wildflowers that […]

Digital Photography and RVing: A Natural Fit

Digital Photography and RVing: A Natural Fit

March 9, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

The only thing better than ‘right now’ will someday be the memories of right now! You’ve probably an RVer because you love to travel, you want to see the natural and manmade wonders of North America, or you just don’t like being tied down to one place. Whatever the reason, are you keeping a visual […]

…and speaking of wine

…and speaking of wine

March 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

We just purchased our tickets for the 17th Finger Lakes Wine Festival held at the Watkins Glen Race Track in Watkins Glen, NY. This festival has wineries from all over New York and Pennsylvania and a guaranteed good time. A group of us went to this festival a few years ago and we had a […]

Merry Christmas to All

Merry Christmas to All

December 22, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

It’s Christmas weekend, the most wonderful time of the year. Season’s greetings fellow RVers, campers, snowbirds, wanna-bes, birders, photographers, hikers, and everyone who loves the great out-of-doors…and all Woodall’s blog readers! Thank you for reading our camping blogs this past year! Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season. May […]

Visiting the CN Tower

Visiting the CN Tower

July 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Last month, for the first time in my life, I went up an iconic attraction in the city of Toronto – the CN Tower.    I know it is kind of weird that in my 14 years living in Ontario and 43 years of my life I have never went up the famous tower and observed […]

Steep Cliffs and Towering Spires: Dead Horse Point State Park

Steep Cliffs and Towering Spires: Dead Horse Point State Park

March 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Dead Horse Point State Park is perhaps Utah’s most spectacular state park. The park lies on the same broad mesa as The Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. Dead Horse Point is a peninsula of rock atop sheer sandstone cliffs about 6,000 feet above sea level. Two thousand feet below, the Colorado […]

Land of the Sleeping Rainbow: Capitol Reef National Park

Land of the Sleeping Rainbow: Capitol Reef National Park

March 28, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Capitol Reef National Park is filled with geological wonders that stagger the imagination. Somewhat remote, and not as well known as the other parks, Capitol Reef is located on the northern edge of the Grand Circle Tour. Capitol Reef encompasses a 100-mile natural upheaval in the earth’s crust known as the Waterpocket Fold. We’ve traveled […]

Links to the Past: Petroglyph National Monument, NM

Links to the Past: Petroglyph National Monument, NM

November 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Petroglyph National Monument contains over 7,000 acres of a volcanic basalt escarpment made from ancient lava flows, known as the West Mesa. The monument protects a variety of cultural and natural resources, including five volcanic cones, hundreds of archeological sites, and an estimated 25,000 images carved into these dark rock outcroppings. In desert areas stones […]

Birding Hotspot: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Birding Hotspot: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

October 28, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

As the sun reddens the sky, thousands of snow geese scattered on a big pond begin to waken and disrupt the quiet air with loud honks. Visitors perched on embankments, observation decks, or inside parked vehicles see and hear the communication that eventually gets the flock into the air and headed north to fields where […]

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