Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

For some years now Channel Islands National Park, just off the coast of Southern California, has peaked my curiosity and I decided it  was time to do something about it.   People visit the other parks in California but I have as yet 

Death Valley Places

Death Valley Places

In this second segment about my recent trip to Death Valley National Park I want to talk about some of the iconic places within the park that my daughter and I visited.  Many sites I had considered ahead of time with the help of friends who had been there before.  Others were serendipitous.

One such unexpected outing occurred the first morning before dawn.  Halley and I wandered a couple miles east of Stovepipe Wells to the Sand Dunes.  We didn’t know