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Lake of Little Fishes

After two major state parks, we moved on into Canada. Decided we should push on for Alaska, we were staying only a day or two in each stop. c took me to the famous Lake Louise on this stop. Maybe I am jaded from all the natural beauty. Yes, it is a pretty little lake, [...]

Far Away, Yet Close to the Heart – BBC Series: Wild China

When we are out searching for beauty elsewhere, often we forget beauty lies where we were from. When you think you know everything about a place, it just take a fresh pair of eyes to discover the surprising beauty. BBC is producing a series on the natural and cultural beauty of China: Wild China. I [...]

Rockhound Collection – South Dakota

I like rocks, but I am not a serious rock collector or rockhound. I still remember couple of years ago when I was in MN for a meeting. I bought a bunch of rocks. When I was pulling out rock after rock out of my laptop bag to show to my colleagues, the facial expression [...]

Been There, Done That

Even though we would prefer to think that we are not the average tourists, but more of explorers, traveling across America with our Airstream. The truth is that we are tourists. As we drive along the road, our eyes are drawn to beautiful nature, the bill board signs, the out of ordinaries; when we stop [...]

Fairburn Agate Beds

The state gem of South Dakota and a highly prized find among rock hunters, Fairburn agates get their name from the town near which they are most commonly found. The Fairburn agate beds are located about 12miles East of the town of Fairburn, SD (I give GSP coordinates at the end of this post). Xiao [...]

The St Croix River

One of the reasons we chose this life was to do more outdoor stuff. However, I have found that so much time is taken with arriving and looking around, that by the time you feel like you have the gist of the place its time to move on again. Well, I made a real [...]

Badlands Ranch and RV Resort

We found these guys through the Passport America site. The badlands being a national park tends to mean that the campgrounds are a little pricey, but the $14 we paid for this campsite is a bargain. As we are constantly living on the road we have to keep the campground cost down. This means [...]