Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Going WEST!

The flurry of leaving Tennessee left me off my blog for a while! My friend Pamela, cat Mowgli, and I made the long trek West and just arrived yesterday in my hometown of St. Helens, Oregon! Here are some highlights from our awesome roadtrip.

Lots of driving! Lots of sunsets and sunrises!

Fireworks on the 4th of July in Missouri

A full car

Farmers market in Kansas City



Big skies!

Our hosts in Denver!

Driving through the Rocky Mountains


Mowgli in Arches National Park

Camping out by Canyonlands National Park

Travel life

More cool skies through the desert


First time on the Grand Canyon north rim!

Mowgli and I at the Grand Canyon!
Grand Canyon at sunset


Zion National Park

NEVADA -- Our least favorite state :)

Camping out in the desert for a night

Driving into Yosemite National Park

Back into the land of streams and lakes!!

Love the clear water

Our highest elevation on the trip!

Most expensive gas up in Yosemite

Yosemite Valley

In the Mariposa Grove by the roots of Giant Sequoia tree

They are giant!

A cold jaunt in San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge

Visiting Sonya at PUC - my first college

Napa Valley vineyards

First look at the Pacific Ocean on the California coast!

Mowgli on the beach

Driving through Central Oregon

Home! We made it!