June 2009

Monthly Archives

  • Literary tour of Ireland with Sierra Club

    This was a great journey of discovery. From June 15th till June 25th we travelled Ireland in search of her best writers. Commencing with James Joyce: On Blooms Day we relived the journey of Leopold Bloom and other Dubliners, “by swerve of shore and bend of bay”, through the heart of the Hibernian Metropolis. We […]

  • Getting used to Flickr

    I have just acquired a Flickr account to use for the many pictures that will not fit on this blog. Here it is.

  • US 50 The loneliest Road in America

    It took more than one day to drive US 50. It was worth it.  We saw all sorts of terrain from mountain to desert to dried river beds, salt flats, old Indian sites with Petroglyphs. Deserted mining towns, Pony express stations, distant cattle ranges, and evrywhere the absence of people, except in a few small […]

  • Old machinery just about everywhere

    There were lots of times when we got to see old farm machinery just sitting there in the desert sun, rusty, but looking good. This picture was taken at the town of Blanding, Utah.  We were on our way to Natural Bridges National Park.

  • American trip April May 2009

    This was a great journey taking in the states of California Nevada Utah Colorado New Mexico and Arizona. Almost four weeks of travel and adventure. From Sutters Mill to Mesa Verde from Zion Canyon to Valley of the Gods and the Colorado river we journeyed. We Hiked, Mountain Biked, visited rare archaeological sites, drifted down […]