Inland Crossing

Travels

LBL Camping

We made the trek from Atlanta to Kentucky’s Land Between the Lakes (LBL) for the Spring Hick Hop weekend (more info here). It was an opportunity to visit a new recreational area, spend some time camping with friends, and checking…
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Spider Rock

We arrived at Spider Rock at Canyon de Chelly later in the afternoon than what I would have preferred, given the changing sun angles. Already much of the rock was in shadow, and the pictures I was anticipating weren’t possible….
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Antelope House Overlook

The Antelope House Overlook at Canyon de Chelly presented us with the first view of the “big rock” that we expected to see. The sheer vertical walls, the rugged and painted rock, and the narrow gaps between faces was, in…
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Massacre Cave Overlook

Lt Antonio Narbona, leading a Spanish military expedition, fought a winter’s day battle against a group of Navajo in 1805. The Navajo people fortified themselves in a cave in Canyon del Muerto, a canyon within what is now the Canyon…
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Mummy Cave Overlook

Mummy Cave Overlook was our first stop along the north rim of Canyon de Chelly. Mummy Cave represents the largest ancient Puebloan village preserved in the Canyon. The village ruins, comprised of some 70 rooms, are situated about 300 feet…
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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

While the Grand Canyon is the first to come to mind when considering canyons to visit, there are others to consider when planning a trip to the southwest. I came across Canyon de Chelly on Google Maps while taking a…
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Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

The tallest lighthouse in Florida, and one of the tallest masonry lighthouses in the country, Ponce Inlet lighthouse has in one form or another marked the inlet since 1887. Once known as Mosquito Inlet Lighthouse, it was constructed on 10…
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F. I. Blankenship Riverside Sanctuary

The F. I. Blankenship Riverside Sanctuary is a quiet spot on the Stillwater River in Covington, Ohio. A path only a few hundred feet long takes you from the parking area along State Route 48 to the river’s edge. A…
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