Category Archives: National Parks

Leadfield – It Was then It Wasn’t

Leadfield was a town, deep in the Grapevine Mountains in Death Valley National Park, that was born and went bust within a 12 month period in 1926. Peviously some copper ore and lead ore deposits had been discovered here, claims … Continue reading

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Astounded by Frightened Trees

A blog post, with pictures, about the petrified wood to be found in the Petrified Forest National Park, AZ Continue reading

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Death Valley – What An Amazing Park

Our last visit to Death Valley National Park was in 2010, before we had a Motor home (and while I was still shooting black and white film and chromes in my Hasselblad).  We had to delay that particular trip as a … Continue reading

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Eureka! to quote Archimedes

As he jumped into his bath… Yes, We have found it!!!! Throughout 2015 and 2106 the National Parks Organization has been promoting it’s centenary year of 2016.  Their tag line has been “FIND YOUR PARK” Since our first visit to … Continue reading

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Alcatraz Island National Park

A very special place to visit.  We were just spellbound by our step back in history when we visited this National Park. Of course we just love a good boat tour, but the journey here was quite short – only … Continue reading

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