• Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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,...
    46 replies | 1093 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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)...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    46 replies | 1093 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    05-19-2020, 09:29 AM
    What did I tell you!
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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,...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    46 replies | 1093 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    05-18-2020, 10:52 AM
    Haven't done that one, no, but it sounds like my kind of road!
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    12 replies | 297 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    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...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    05-17-2020, 03:48 PM
    Okay, that last clue finally put me in range. Who knew that there was a UFO Landing Site in Clawson, Utah? (UtahTea knew, obviously!) Rick
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    05-17-2020, 03:29 PM
    Wow, with that many clues, this shouldn't have been hard to find. Between Price and I-70 I located a bunch of small farming communities including...
    46 replies | 1093 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    05-17-2020, 08:39 AM
    I love it! But I have no idea where it is. Rick
    46 replies | 1093 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    05-17-2020, 08:38 AM
    I'm going to need another hint on both. I don't have a clue on the aliens or the awesome rainbow petroglyph, either one! Rick
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    05-17-2020, 08:36 AM
    I was going to say UT 12, but our resident Utah expert beat me to it. I couldn't have pinpointed the exact location in any case. I've only driven...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
  • Rick Quinn's Avatar
    05-16-2020, 12:09 PM
    Thanks, Mark! I must admit, got a little carried away with that one. All I really wanted to do was redact the name of the Scenic Byway, like I did...
    201 replies | 6768 view(s)
More Activity
About Rick Quinn

Basic Information

About Rick Quinn
Location:
Phoenix, Arizona
Interests:
Photography, Archaeology, The Alaska Highway, Road Trips in Latin America and the desert southwest
Occupation:
Writer, Photographer, Retired Guy
On-the-Road Mileage Count:
250,001 to 500,000 miles

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
490
Posts Per Day
0.32
General Information
Last Activity
05-26-2020 06:52 AM
Join Date
03-16-2016

Gallery Statistics

Statistics

Number of Photos
79
Number of Comments
0
Number of times photos viewed
60,910
Disk space used
83.8MB
Last Photo Uploaded
7-s.jpg
7-s
Last Comment Posted
Never


MORE TO EXPLORE