Western USA

Man vs. Wild…

Man vs. Wild…

If you like moonlike landscapes and seek loneliness… look no further. Bisti Wilderness is the place for you! Are you ready for a “Man vs. Wild” but without Edward Michael “Bear” Grylls to accompany you ? Off State Highway 371 at Road...
New Mexico: Land of Enchantment

New Mexico: Land of Enchantment

New Mexico is trapped between the “Great” Arizona, the “Friendship” Texas and south of the “Centennial” Colorado. New Mexico, one of the southwestern States is often left out by tourists visiting the western United States. It is a...
I visited Joshua Tree, U2

I visited Joshua Tree, U2

Enough of the city, cars and crowds! We head East. The city disappears slowly and gradually, houses become sparser and the land bare before giving way to vast stretches of sand and Rocky Mountains. Finally, the first wind turbines announce that Palm Springs is near....
The Pacific Coast

The Pacific Coast

It is time to leave San Francisco and its mists behind and head towards the Pacific Ocean and the 17-mile Drive. The 17-mile Drive is a scenic coastal road running from Pebble Beach to Pacific Grove on the Monterey peninsula and connecting Monterey Bay in the North...
The Streets of San Francisco

The Streets of San Francisco

San Francisco in Northern California, commonly abbreviated SF or more colloquially Frisco, is one of the most beautiful cities on the West Coast of the United States. Go, relax, close your eyes and imagine yourself for ten minutes at the wheel of a Ford Mustang...
N… as New Start

N… as New Start

Lake Powell has many more treasures, some of them easily accessible. Horseshoe Bend is a beautiful horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River. The contrast between the emerald green of the Colorado River, which flows 340 meters below, and orange cliffs above is...
N as… No man’s land

N as… No man’s land

We cannot leave this charming corner of Utah without a visit to Bryce Canyon National Park in Southwestern Utah. Bryce Canyon was named for Ebenezer Bryce, who settled below the Bryce Canyon Antitheater. He built a road to the plateau in the pink cliffs in order to...
N as in… Nuances

N as in… Nuances

Yà’àt’héé, After watching the changing shapes of clouds reflected in the water at Vermillon Cliffs National Monument in Arizona, just south of the Utah state line, we decided to maintain this contemplative pace and observe the various shades of color,...
N as in… Nowhere else

N as in… Nowhere else

In this article we offer a “rendez-vous” for Nowhere else, a real treat. Let’s start with a miniature Sahara, the Coral Sand Dunes State Park, which presents a nice specter of pink and orange hued sand dunes, surrounded by red sandstone cliffs. Coral...
N as in… Nature

N as in… Nature

Lolma … uh, hello Mrs. Hopi Coyote Um hinhinta ?… We are doing well, thank you (Pi nu ‘qahinta) Here we go again… “We dreamed about another land/ that remains a mystery” (Téléphone – Je rêvais d’un autre monde, again)… this...
N as in… Navajo

N as in… Navajo

Here, I do not thank Quinn Mallory who did not respect the time limits.. Now, we are in a parallel world where language and culture are totally foreign to us… Yá’át’ééh … hello, how are you. Háadish nits’éé’ łee’ Sita?…...
N as in… New Age

N as in… New Age

Good morning, Arizona! Welcome to “The Grand Canyon State” or Hooo Hahoodzo in Navajo! Arizona is located in the Southwestern United States. Along with Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado it is one of the Four Corners states. Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon, but there...
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