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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 16:36

On our way from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Mesa Verde National Park, we spent a few days in Albuquerque, NM.  This was partly because we needed time to do some laundry but also because Jennifer's cousin, Brent, lives there and we wanted to see him, which we did.


Friday, June 24, 2016 - 12:24

After leaving Guadalupe Mountains National Park, we drove toward Carlsbad Caverns National Park.  It has no campgrounds, but there is one in Whites City, right at the entrance to Carlsba


Friday, June 24, 2016 - 12:05

We drove from Las Cruces to Guadalupe Mountains National Park, knowing next to nothing about it.  We didn't learn very much.  When we arrived, we learned that there was a wildfire (cal


Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 12:08

As I said yesterday, we decided to leave Tucson and Gilbert Ray campground a day early, and break our trip to Guadalupe Mountain NP into two days.  We realized that if we drove to Las Cr


Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 15:21

When we got up in the morning, the Saguaro cactuses had opened their blooms.  This photo is of the very top of the very tall cactus.


Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 14:59

We left TwentyNine Palms and drove through Joshua Tree NP to the south entrance.  It is a real contrast to see the high desert where the joshua trees grow and go down to the lo


Friday, June 17, 2016 - 15:47

We started the day by going to Split Rock and taking the 2 mile loop there.  We were told that there were still wildflowers there, and the report was right.  Although they were not stunn


Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:41