the bus makes it to stonehenge !
because there's a big snake in this photo, that's why
the oldest city in the west... shaniko, oregon?
stein's pillar - ochoco mtns
we reached the arctic circle already!
street dumplings in bend, or
dumpling in bend, oregon
mmm... breakfast at nibbley's in klamath falls
lava bends national monument
the first of (hopefully) many fellow vw enthusiasts - cliff in lava beds nat'l monument
the best brew pub... in reno?
veggie dogs in reno
fort churchill, nv
the most informative interpretive trail description in history - your park dollars at work
nevada, with a casino on every corner
on the loneliest highway
old silent movie posters in a museum in eureka, nv
yummy treat from brett's burger trailer
the hank thompson suite at the hotel nevada !
wheeler peak, great basin
i took the photo. just kidding - who would be crazy enough to ride their bike to 10k feet?
Great basin national park gets 12" of snow each year... Apparently all on one day
Love those national park gift shops
emily this is the slice of heaven your mug came from
And here's proof
Angels landing hike
Best part of the Hoover dam: the Metropolis-esque art deco architecture. The worst: that after plugging up a public resource just to sell it back to us, the bureau of reclamation charges $8 just to set foot in the visitors center, and $7 to park and gawk. There are zero free dam interpretive plaques.
sonic on rte 66 does not cut it
the snow cap in seligman. (there was no snow in sight.)
jerry and eli
the express grand canyon
couch fest represents in the GC!
another traveler on the bright angel trail
brighty of the grand canyon
brighty and friend
bryce canyon national park - under rim trail
capital reef national park - golden throne
Capitol Reef National Park
goblin valley state park, utah
guess which national park this is!
...arches, which should really be named fins
gas station in a rock
Loving the Edward abbey selection in sw park visitor centers. It was a particularly nice touch at the glen canyon dam. Hayduke lives!
potentially the worst movie spinoff idea ever
true grit cafe (the original true grit, that is) in ridgway, colorado
Clever road designations in grand junction, colorado
abandoned yellow jacket mine
Ouray's Beaumont Hotel, former workplace of Ms Emily Green
Unidentified fowl along the trail
View from Baldy mountain, near Ouray
Fried banana split
Black Canyon of the Gunnison national park
Old Narrow gauge railway
Well done park service. Best name ever.
Black canyon of the Gunnison
Why did the duck family cross the road?
Gold! (Mining museum diorama)
Abandoned Interlaken resort
Continental divide, again
Guess which park! (it's Dinosaur National Monument)
sublette county, wyoming - home of big mountains and natural gas
thank you pinedale!
making friends in the pinedale visitor's center
yep. the streams are running a little high right now.
...and there's still a bit of snow on the trail
a little break from those bison photos
moose on the trail
Grand Teton National Park
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone bison. (they're bigger)
one of the first park service patrol stations
grand teton highway
um, excuse me mr. bison, sir, but this campsite is taken
Mammoth hot springs
bison in the road
Norris Geyser Basin
Stuffed French toast in Bozeman, mt
How it used to work, courtesy of the American Computer Museum
The first computer
Berkeley pit mine / superfund site
Deep fried oreo
A carousel for missoula
Glacier National Park
Granite Park Chalet
We named him Salty
me and salty!
salty close up!
another salty close up!
reminds me of shoehorn...
Little tent on the glacier
These kind of photos never get old (right mom?)
Salty, the new mascot
Harry Potter and the Death by Chocolate ... or
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Praline
Waterton Lakes, Alberta
Prince of Wales hotel
eli does the weekly expense report
watch out for those waterton lake deer!
the bear hump
neat car in calgary, alberta (a PAO, i think)
cory pass in banff
among the lodgepoles
near skagway, alaska
en route to helen lake, icefields parkway
giant boiler left behind after the gold rush
old boiler left over from the gold rush, on the chilkoot trail
the tractor trailers line up on the trans-canadian highway, closed due to a landslide right past where we spent the night
waiting for a tow
our first tow! boo!
crashing the banff springs hotel
the banff brewery certainly has our number!
On the road again!
You can't climb the same mountain twice: https://picasaweb.google.com/ryanannedavis/BanffAndJasperNationalParks#5358383401682819010
Climbing the same mountain twice: https://picasaweb.google.com/ryanannedavis/BanffAndJasperNationalParks#5358383396595924290
Climbing the same mountain twice: https://picasaweb.google.com/ryanannedavis/BanffAndJasperNationalParks#5358383406241271922
a view from the bald hills trail
rainbow over miette hot springs, jasper
Alberta canola fields
just like the guidebook!
how many times do you think it's rolled over?
the alaska highway, also the cinnamon bun capital of the world
cinnamon bun center of the galactic cluster!
roadside diner with lots of hats
Signpost Forest, Watson Lake
didn't spot a single seattle sign, but they must be there somewhere
roadside stone sheep on the alaska highway
roadside black bears, alaska highway
grouse on the trail
skagway gold rush cemetary
white pass railway depot, skagway
skagway's industries - camping, cruise ships and mountains
preparing to hike the chilkoot trail
the chilkoot pass - it's up there somewhere
eli reenacts the trail of 98
monument at the top
it's always sunny on the other side of the pass
the canadian side of the pass
boat skeleton left from the gold rush
gold rush era church that still stands in bennett, YT
view at the end of the chilkoot
taking the train back to skagway
Awesome karaoke country singer/Johnny cash impersonator. Best campground entertainment yet!
We did not win free breakfast :(
Dawson City, Yukon
Old Dawson city post office
Dawson arts festival
The most northerly border crossing
Best passport stamp ever
Derelict gold dredge near chicken, alaska
driving the "top of the world highway" - US side
driving the "top of the world highway" - canada side
Top of the world highway roadside
Where the reindeer spend their summer vacation
Santa's post office
How to tell a Canadian park from a US park: look for bullet holes in all the signs
granite tors hike, near fairbanks
Alaskan fungal life
Headed south for the first time since flagstaff!
Eli does his best Chris Mccandless
Inside the famed "into the wild" bus (the movie version at least)
Denali National Park
Matanuska glacier, Alaska
Kluane National Park, Yukon
Talkeetna dumpling house
Talkeetna homemade banana ice cream
Wrangle-St Elias national park
Kennecott copper mill
Root glacier near McCarthy, Alaska
Kennicott pizza bus
Our pal rob finally gets his bike fixed and back on the road!
Not the rest area where you want to linger over your picnic
Beautiful British columbia
totem poles in gityanga, british columbia
Creepy and alarming graffiti in a restroom along BC's "highway of tears"
Awesome visitor center display
roadside grizzly, alaska
copper pass, north cascades
Oh Seattle how much you've changed
Haven't been missing this
Portland home away from home
Portland rose garden
Best bahn mi in the city!
Mt Hood meadow
forest fires nearby Crater Lake, oregon
binoculars in a forest service watchtower
crater lake national park
mount st helens