Yellowstone

There is only one word for Yellowstone – beautiful.  Yellowstone is full of  amazing colors and textures.  Each place changes its looks depending on the time of day and the weather.  I am not going to try to describe Yellowstone but I am hoping these photos will encourage you to visit Yellowstone.       Road to…

Yellowstone – The animals

One of the reasons we try to go to Yellowstone in fall is for the animals.   The animals are more lively in the fall now that the hot weather has pass and it is time to get ready for winter.  This year the animals were kind of weird.  We are used to finding elk all…

The road to Yellowstone Part 1

This fall we took a road trip to Yellowstone.  Yellowstone is one of our favorite national parks and we think it is extra special in the fall.    Our original plan was to mosey up through different points of interest with the first one being Antelope Canyon.  I don’t know if we just didn’t know…

Bergen

Our last port of call was Bergen.  After being in so many small towns, Bergen seemed really big with 275,000 population. That makes it the second most populous city in Norway.   It was established sometime during the 1030’s as a handelsknutepunkt (trading crossroads for us heathens). We arrived and started our visit in pouring…

Shetland – Not just for ponies.

  I wasn’t very excited about going to the Shetland Island.   I thought see a couple of ponies and my day was done.  Boy was I wrong.  Shetland was a wonderful place.   Shetland is a group of 1oo islands around 100 miles north of Scotland.   About 16 islands are inhabited.  The largest…

Stavanger

Stavanger is a wonderful town.   It has found a way to be comfortable in both its past and its future and to celebrate both. Stavanger is the 4 largest city in Norway and was founded in 1125 A.D.    It is considered to be the center of the oil industry in Norway.   The…