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My Lens | Return To Valley Of Fire State Park

Winter Expedition To Valley of Fire, Nevada’s Oldest State Park Valley of Fire State Park is about an hour north of Las Vegas and worth every minute you can spend there. This second trip was to catch different angles of the sun in the valleys by getting there earlier.¬†As usual, there was lunch with a […]

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Spring Ride On The East Bound California Zephyr

Long distance Amtrak is fun if you are prepared I claim a certain expertise when it comes to riding Amtrak’s long routes. In particular, the western routes have become my alternative to flying given the incredible price hikes at Southwest Airlines. If you have a flexible schedule and a few days, the Amtrak experience can […]

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My Lens | Northshore Road Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Slow cruise up the north shore of Lake Mead The colors are strong in the Nevada Desert Taking in the scenery on the slow road to Valley of Fire, located in Nevada’s oldest state park. The back route pictured here is a vista area along North Shore Rd in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. […]

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My Lens | Colorful Nevada at Valley of Fire State Park

Nevada’s Oldest State Park is a Jewel Rock formations worth a side trip when visiting Las Vegas Las Vegas may be known for The Strip, but one mountain ridge away from the glitter, the landscape is a wild desertscape. You get a small taste of that to the west of the city at Red Rock, […]