Tag Archives: Utah

Arches National Park, Utah

In the summer, the High Desert of Arches National Park is a rocky oven with temperatures often soaring well above 100ºF (38ºC) for days on end. That said, it can get quite chilly in the winter, with even a possibility … Continue reading

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Why Utah?

“Why on Earth are you going to Utah?” I got asked that question, in one form or another, so many times before I visited there a couple of years back. My response was always, “Why not?” Let me get something … Continue reading

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Remote Desert Twists

A couple of years ago I spent a week in Utah, while driving around the Southwest USA. It was a state I’d always wanted to visit, ever since seeing my first John Wayne movie. The remote desert landscapes are really … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Stone Horizons

Travel and photography. The two go together like… well… two things that really go together. Unsurprisingly then, there are several travel blogs out there that include regular photo challenges. Two of my favourite challenges are on Where’s My Backpack? and … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Brown

I’ve recently come across a great blog called Where’s My Backpack?, which includes a Travel Theme challenge as a weekly feature. Ailsa, the blog’s owner, will post a collection of photos on a particular theme, then invite her readers to … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s Indifference

We have another guest blogger this week: Sue is an important member of the Jaspa’s Journey team and is often mentioned in my blogs (which isn’t surprising, given the fact she’s Rich’s wife and so we always travel together). But … Continue reading

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Snowstorms, Dust Storms, Monument Valley and More Snow: Southwest USA (2012) Days 10 & 11

There were times on Thursday night when it looked like this was going to be a very short blog called something like A Weekend Stuck in a Snowstorm in Brian Head, Utah. According to the weather forecasts on Thursday evening, … Continue reading

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