ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘nature’

12Feb

Slowly, at our own pace, we were cycling east, through the dry state of Utah. Surrounded by a landscape that could be easily taken as the set for a science fiction movie, we started to quite  like the daily routines. The unbearable heat of the day forced us to get up early in the morning. We […]Continue Reading

01Feb

“You must go to Bryce” – we were bombed with this sentence almost every day ever since we entered Utah. We had never heard that name before, we thought it was just another strange rock formation, yet another point on the list of many tourists visiting the West. It was on our way, though, so […]Continue Reading

26Jan

Utah! Famous of its spectacular landscapes and rock formations, stunning national parks and the majority of its population being Mormon, was the third state we visited in the US. Yes, it was dry and almost as hot as Nevada. But in Utah at least we could find shadow to hide during the hottest hours. We […]Continue Reading

22Jan

We said “goodbye” to the sunny state of California and were welcomed by an even sunnier and dryer Nevada. Famous for its empty, open space, lack of vegetation, gambling capital Las Vegas and hidden military bases, the state of Nevada sounded to us like a place worth visiting. We like deserts – their cleanness, lack […]Continue Reading

20Jan

We rolled down from the mountains of Yosemite National Park into barren, vast plains, with some dry hills glimpsing far on the horizon. We decided to have a bit of a re-hydration brake on one of the gas stations, where we met our first fellow cyclist – GW from Alaska, who had been cycling across […]Continue Reading