I wasn’t a fan of John Denver, but he nailed it with his signature song. High altitude, high attitude — that would best describe our recent seven day road trip through the Rocky Mountains.
Category Archives: North America
Cruising in a Bubble Down the California Coast
Like you, the Adventure Geezer has been stuck at home while Covid-19 rages through the USA — with one very welcome exception.
Getting My Kicks on Route 66
We are in Chicago to begin a 12 day drive in a caravan of seven vehicles along Rt 66 with Two Lane America, my host for this trip, to the Santa Monica Pier, just two miles from our home.
Cruising the Inside Passage in SE Alaska in a (Very) Small Boat
My recent trip through the Inside Passage of SE Alaska, my third in the area, broke all of my personal records for whales, brown bears, and photos.
Bill and Don’s Excellent Adventure
What’s better than one geezer exploring the treasures of British Columbia’s spectacular coast line? Two geezers.
More Bears — From Polar to Brown, Russian to Alaskan
In Chinese astrology this is the year of the monkey. In Adventure Geezer astrology, this must be the year of the bear.
Whales, Glaciers, and Fine Dining
The humpback whale leapt into the air just a few feet away, close enough to see drops of water roll off its skin. Continue reading
The Good Life in Alaska
Tutka Bay Lodge — across Kachemak Bay from Homer, Alaska at the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula — is the kind of place that even if it rained the entire three days we were there, it wouldn’t have mattered. Continue reading
Off to Alaska
Alaska is the anti-Namibia – wet, green and mountainous. But like Namibia, there are lots of animals – moose, caribou, seals, sea otters, eagles, black bear, and of course grizzlies, the “lion” of Alaska. Continue reading
Big Bend Wrap Up: Days 3, 4 and Beyond
Me on a horse? Like John Wayne in Rio Bravo? Hardly. More like Gene Wilder in Blazing Saddles. Except heavier with straighter hair. And less talent. Continue reading