Sequoia National Park - Big Trees Trail. These deer I encountered on the Big Tree Trail were much more interested in the new shoots appearing out of the snow patches than they were in me. So I was able to enjoy some quiet time close to them as they made the most of winter's retreat.
The holidays are a time for the old familiar family traditions. But if you are looking to shake things up a bit, and expose your children to a more global outlook this season, here are some fun and easy traditions from around the world that are easy to integrate into your merriment.
Grand Canyon National Park - Elk. The route from Death Valley California to the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona is a little surreal… It takes me into Nevada to an apparent desert mirage. Only this one is real: it’s Las Vegas! I pass it’s more earthy wonders by without a pause. On eastwards towards a more lasting wonder: the Grand Canyon. I’m starting eastwards along Desert View Drive, past wandering elk.