Valley of Fire Videos

Some short video clips from our time at Valley of Fire in Nevada. First off, is Trey playing his harmonica at sunrise. Next is just one of the many rock formations we climbed – Trey loved climbing rocks. Finally, a cool little slot canyon we found. Trey calls all slot canyons and caves his “rock …

Valley of Fire State Park, NV

I get asked a lot what my favorite place was from our six week road trip. I want to answer Zion National Park or Arches or Joshua Tree (it’s actually probably 2nd) – but I keep coming back to a Nevada state park. Valley of Fire probably impressed me most because its incredible beauty was …

Trey Pics: CA, NV & UT

Here are some of my favorite photos of Trey’s from our time in California, Nevada, and Utah.

Valley of Fire Panoramas

Valley of Fire State Park was a wonderful surprise after our stop in Las Vegas. My photographer friend Larry Brown suggested we stop there and now I’m doing my best to get the word out to others about this wonder of creation. If you are ever in Las Vegas, NV for more than a couple …

CA-NV State Line

If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook you’ve figured out that we aren’t actually in California or Nevada anymore – we’re in our last week headed back to Georgia. The primitive camping and travel has kept me from downloading & editing pictures along the way. I work on the photos and blog posts whenever …

Hoover Dam, NV

Hoover Dam is a testimony to a country’s ability to construct monolithic projects in the midst of adverse conditions. Built during the Depression; thousands of men and their families came to Black Canyon to tame the Colorado River. It took less than 5 years, in a harsh and barren land, to build the largest dam …

Journal: EXTREMEHauns

It’s been several days since our last email – I guess we got a little distracted by the “stick in hand” incident. The common theme running through the last couple places we visit seems to be “extremes”. For example, the Sequoia National Park we visited had extremely large trees. In fact, we were able to …

Las Vegas, NV

Located in the Las Vegas Valley, a desert surrounded by the Spring Mountains and the Sierra Nevada. Las Vegas serves as the center of one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States. Its population has multiplied by a factor of 30 since the 1940s-more than that of any other major American city. Las …