Category: National Park

5 Days in Colorado

5 Days in Colorado

On Valentine’s Day 2020, I bought my husband and I tickets for Wardruna in Brooklyn, September 2020. (Today) February 21st, Wardruna released their first song from their upcoming album, scheduled to be released June 5th, 2020. Wardruna. Listening to their new song made me wonder why I never finished sharing my Colorado adventures from October…

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Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Þingvellir National Park The Golden Circle Iceland has so many wondrous natural features!Waterfalls, mountains, glaciers, fjords, lava fields, volcanoes, and many other active geothermal features like hot springs and geysers.Many tourists (including us) do the “Golden Circle” which has three main features Thingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss (so many people at these attractions, even in February).Of course…

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Rocky Mountain Waterfalls

Rocky Mountain Waterfalls

 When you’re climbing mountains, if you’re lucky, you get to see waterfalls! Waterfalls have a way of mesmerizing me. Constant forward movement. Chattering noisily, wearing away mountains, ever so slowly. Refreshing. Enchantingly stimulating! Powerful. I thought I’d put together a post with some waterfalls I’ve gotten to enjoy over the years, but the list was…

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Looking Back on 2016

Looking Back on 2016

I went to so many appointments in preparation for jaw surgery to correct my bite… Dentist Periodontist Orthodontist Oral Surgeon Plastic Surgeon and Physical Therapy. My surgery is finally happening in a few days so I wanted to share a small bit of my year now. I spent a lot of time sewing Playing with…

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Tulum National Park, Mexico

Tulum National Park, Mexico

I am always learning about places I have been. After researching and sharing some information about Norwegian Fortresses, I became extremely curious about another fortress type place I had been back in 2012. The Tulum Ruins in Mexico. Nathan and I rented a car at the resort where we were staying, and made our way…

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Last Day in Colorado

Last Day in Colorado

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park Longs Peak, Trail Ridge Road, Bear Lake, Horseshoe Falls – August 21st 2013 Trail Ridge Road Highest Elevation – 12,183 feet Bear Lake Trail Distance Round trip – .8 miles Alluvial Fan Trail Distance Round Trip –  .3 miles Characters – Alicen, Nathan A day off from hiking… Since it…

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Andrews Glacier

Andrews Glacier

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National ParkAlberta Falls, Loch Vale, Andrews Glacier – August 20th 2013Elevation Gain – 2,300 feetDistance Round Trip – 9.3 milesCharacters – Alicen, Nathan Continuing my Rocky Mountain Travels… Our third day hiking in RMNP I agreed to climb to Andrews Glacier with Nathan. At the Glacier Gorge Junction Trailhead we began…

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Fern Lake Trail

Fern Lake Trail

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park The Pool, Fern Falls, Fern Lake – August 19th 2013 Elevation Gain – 1,380 feet Distance Round Trip –  7.6 miles Characters – Alicen (me), Nathan (my boyfriend of 15 years) Our second day in Rocky Mountain National Park we hiked up to Fern Lake. I remember being wowed…

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