Tagged: road trip

Hiking in autumn

Rondane: Norway’s Oldest National Park

Rondane National Park. Tucked away? Barely. Rondane stretches over 963 km². It is one park in a cluster of many enchanting national parks, each with its own characteristics and pull. I’d never been and wanted to...

Summer in Iowa

It had been six years since I last felt an Iowa summer kiss my cheeks. Six years since I had felt that intense Iowa humidity, where my hair never quite dries. Six years since...

Fort Davis, TX: Desert Paradise

I’ve always sought the weird in life. Weird studies, weird travel destinations, even down to embracing weird food. So when my sister and brother-in-law bought a cabin near Fort Davis over a decade ago,...

Gibraltar

Gibraltar

We were planning our last day in Southern Spain. What did we want to do? Where did we want to go? Gibraltar had been loosely discussed, but as the end of our trip neared, our...

Yarra Valley

Creeks

No, not creeks in your knees or creeks in the floors. Creeks–or cricks, in Iowan. On our trip back to Melbourne from the NSW coast, we crossed and saw several rivers and creeks–including the...

Great Ocean Road

Getting OUT of the city

Had I been looking, I would have seen the wombat. Before moving to Australia 10 months ago, I had heard there was not much life in Australian nature. It was apparently pretty red, pretty...

Torquay

Surfing & Vegemite

Day Trip! The trip started out with what only can be described as a good brekky, or breakfast. Omelet, coffee, yogurt, and toast with vegemite. Ok, so I only had a little bit of...