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    05-30-2020, 08:37 AM
    Full disclosure: I too love Yellowstone, but I've only been there once, and it was for two days, rather than two weeks, and that was at the tail end...
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    05-29-2020, 08:06 PM
    Good job! I figured somebody would probably recognize these; they're really close to Albuquerque, and so easy to get to. All three of these Spanish...
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    05-29-2020, 11:18 AM
    Here, for your inspection, are six photographs, representing three seperate structures, in three seperate locations.
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    05-29-2020, 06:34 AM
    I'll take a stab at it. The first picture looks like somewhere in the Midwest, maybe Missouri? The sign in the front is hard to make out, but if I...
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    05-28-2020, 03:00 PM
    Donna: When I click on the picture, I go right to your whole Flickr account (all 31 pages). I think UtahTea is on the right track--there must be a...
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    05-27-2020, 08:56 PM
    This next set of petroglyphs has quite a story attached. I won’t make you guess the location. In fact, I’ll even show you a map pinpointing just...
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    05-25-2020, 02:48 PM
    It has to be somewhere on Route 66, in one of the towns that's trying to draw tourists with kitschy old cars and whatnot. Seligman, Arizona comes to...
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    05-25-2020, 01:36 PM
    The V-shaped thing looks like a cotter pin. Or maybe a clothes pin, but there aren't any petroglyphs (that I could find) named after any kind of pin,...
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    05-25-2020, 12:27 PM
    I had one more clue all ready to go: But you guys didn't need it! Cahokia Mounds is the correct answer, I-70 is the correct answer, and as for...
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    05-25-2020, 08:40 AM
    I'm cruising down a major Interstate Highway, on the outskirts of a major U.S. City, when I see something unusual out of the corner of my eye. I take...
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    05-24-2020, 08:38 AM
    Good job once again, glc! That's a Yes to Great Falls, a Yes to the Potomac River, a Yes to Washington D.C., a Yes to the C&O (Chesapeake and Ohio)...
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    05-23-2020, 05:35 PM
    Yes, it's a canal boat (barges are for cargo; this old thing was for passengers). And yes, that's quite true. Nothing in that area fits the...
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    05-23-2020, 11:31 AM
    I've never set foot (or any other body part) in a Kayak. The mere notion of doing an "Eskimo Roll," even in tropical waters (much less in the...
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    05-22-2020, 08:59 PM
    That was a very good guess! I'm glad my clue worked as intended. I wasn't sure if I was being too subtle--or too obvious! The Hill Country makes a...
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    05-22-2020, 12:37 PM
    While we're waiting to resolve the question of which Anasazi ruin was featured in that last post, I'm going to toss out a new one, with a slightly...
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    05-22-2020, 08:06 AM
    I'm going to cast my vote with Dave. I've only been to Mesa Verde once, and I didn't make the climb to the Balcony House, but there just aren't that...
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    05-21-2020, 12:07 PM
    I drove AZ 264 any number of times before I first discovered Coal Mine Canyon. Back in 2016, I was off on a week-long road trip, driving some of the...
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    05-20-2020, 05:23 PM
    Good job, George; Coal Mine Canyon is the answer. This is not what you'd call a well-known attraction. The canyon itself is on the Hopi...
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    05-20-2020, 09:45 AM
    So, let's say you're out there taking the Grand Tour, and you've already seen practically everything. Some of it's worth seeing twice, but surely...
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    05-19-2020, 11:54 AM
    I'd best disqualify myself, since I have a well-thumbed copy of Basecamp Las Vegas. Flipping through it again just now, I was reminded of what a...
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    05-19-2020, 11:07 AM
    Okay, now put on your blindfolds, (or pull your face masks up over your eyes) and spin 'round in circles until I yell stop. Ready? Or not! stop...
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    05-19-2020, 09:29 AM
    What did I tell you!
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    05-19-2020, 08:16 AM
    Indeed it is, George--one of my favorite places, all the way around. This picture is taken from essentially the same vantage point as those first...
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    05-19-2020, 07:16 AM
    Dave: You mean the cone-shaped peak on the left? That's actually Mt. Scott, but it's not well-known, so the name alone isn't likely to ring any...
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    05-18-2020, 12:16 PM
    Okay, here's a good one. If you look closely at this zoomed in picture, you'll see a curvy road, and a parking area. Here's the same picture,...
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    05-18-2020, 11:55 AM
    Just as a general observation: anyone traveling through MOAB should be extra careful not to run afoul of the law. They'll take you right straight to...
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    05-18-2020, 10:52 AM
    Haven't done that one, no, but it sounds like my kind of road!
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    05-18-2020, 08:53 AM
    As far as I'm concerned, you're both winners! The Point Arena Lighthouse is in a great spot. They actually have Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages for rent...
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    05-18-2020, 08:16 AM
    There seems to be a widening disconnect between "open" and "safe." Our Governor made the decision to "open" the State, but the majority of Arizona...
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    05-17-2020, 04:47 PM
    Here's something different. I won't say whether this is west coast or east coast. For now, it could be either. Who out there can name this light...
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Photography, Archaeology, The Alaska Highway, Road Trips in Latin America and the desert southwest
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250,001 to 500,000 miles

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