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    06-01-2020, 04:54 PM
    The Grand Canyon rafting trip happened a few years before I figured out how to get down to Diamond Creek. The rafting trip was fabulous; eight days...
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    06-01-2020, 02:21 PM
    Driving down the road (which is obviously descending), there's a predominate peak that grows larger and larger util it completely fills your field of...
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    06-01-2020, 11:17 AM
    It looks seriously awesome. I slept in a tent in a campground the last time I was in Banff, but we most definitely admired the Fairmount Banff...
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    06-01-2020, 10:23 AM
    Okay, so let's sum up what we know about this place. It's not a hike. It's a place you can drive to, even in fairly large trucks. There's a parking...
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    06-01-2020, 09:17 AM
    Can't win 'em all! That was a terrific little photo quiz, and in the course of ciphering those out, I really had my eyes opened. So much of the best...
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    06-01-2020, 08:27 AM
    Some clues, that should help narrow down the location by providing some context. These three photos, including the petroglyph panel, were taken one...
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    05-31-2020, 08:24 PM
    The first two shots are of the road: And the next two are at the end of the road:
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    05-31-2020, 09:09 AM
    I reckon I got a little bit off-topic with that last one, though I must admit that it was fun (for me, at least) to resurrect those old photographs,...
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    05-31-2020, 08:31 AM
    Well, are you guys gonna share the location of your cool/hot springs waterfall, or do the rest of us have to keep guessing? ;-) Rick
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    05-31-2020, 08:27 AM
    Okay, time to close this out (bearing in mind these are merely my best guesses): #1: Spasmodic Geyser (I love the name!) #6: Anemone Geyser (or...
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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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