Tag Archives: Hiking

Falling Waters Eight – Nevada Fall, Yosemite National Park

Fall, 2009 and Spring, 2013 Nevada Fall has been in the news recently, as a young man fell while taking a selfie near the top of this waterfall. It’s a tragic reminder of the need to be very careful when hiking … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Seven – Vernal Fall, Yosemite National Park

Spring, 2013 Vernal Fall cannot be seen from the road, and we missed it on our first visit in 2009. The local name was Yanopah, meaning “little water cloud.” It received its current name from Lafayette Bunnell in the 1850’s. As … Continue reading

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At the End of the Earth

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Punta Arenas (pronounced as one word: puntarenas,) or Sandy Point in English, is the southernmost city of Chile, and the capital of Magellanes. It sits on the Brunswick Peninsula, and is separated from Tierra del Fuego … Continue reading

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