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Posts Tagged ‘geology

19 January 2017

Rocks and prickly pear

8 January 2017 Our first hike on La Gomera. We picked one that started nearby (a mere 20 minutes twisty turning drive up mountain roads) and concentrated around an area called Los Roques. It was a stunning walk, taking in ancient laurisilva forests with lichen and moss trailing from the branches, huge vistas from the » » »

2 October 2012

Cave and Mammoth

26th September 2012 It’s feeling like the end of the holiday. We did squeeze in a couple of attractions today; the Jewel Caves National Monument and the Mammoth Site at Hot Springs. The caves are the second most extensive in the world, but of course our tour only peeked at a fraction. Nevertheless, I’ve never » » »

1 October 2012

Yellowstone trio

18th September 2012 How have I managed to travel for a year around the world, staying in over a hundred different lodgings, and never left a single thing behind in our room? And then I come to America for two weeks and leave my satchel including my wallet in a cabin at Signal Mountain Lodge? » » »

1 October 2012

Tasty geyser

17th September 2012 All around the world people who visit tourist destinations are left with a terrible impression of that country’s cuisine. I remember visiting Paris, years before we started dining Michelin-style, and leaving with the impression that French restaurants are horrible places where steak comes as a scrawny piece of leather and hollandaise sauce » » »

27 September 2012


13th September 2012 I can add Utah to the list of states we visited on this trip. Today’s long drive north-west looked boring, so we made it longer by detouring further west on smaller roads. This proved to be a good choice as we rolled through some stunning Rockies landscapes. On the other hand we » » »