Some of Dan and Karen's Travels
2022 Fall Westward drive
Between Halloween and Thanksgiving, we choose to drive toward Capitol Reef. Spent 6+ days in Colorado and 6+ in Utah. Snowy mountain roads and red rock overlooks.
This trip is still being posted, one day at a time, months after it happened.
Dan and Karen's 2017 October Drive to Cali
From StL over the Colorado Rockies to L.A, and back via El Paso and Fort Worth
Flying to California for Jade's 80th Birthday
Train to airport, fly to Fresno, drive to Coarsegold, birthday party, Yosemite, and hanging out
October 2013 Drive to Southeastern states
A drive down to Atlanta, up to Baltimore, and then down the Blue Ridge Parkway. Mostly while the government is shut, as are all Federal and National sites, parks, and monuments. (Posting is still in progress)
2012: The year in review
A quick pictorial tour through a year containing no big road trips, but several smaller ones. Told mostly in picture captions.
Dan and Karen's October 2011 Road Trip to Yellowstone
Driving through Iowa, Nebraska, and Wyoming to visit Old Faithful, in unseasonably early snow. Fossil beds, farmhouses, evenings of dance, and an unexpected drive through parts of Idaho and Montana are in here.
Dan and Karen's September-October 2010 Road Trip
Visiting seven state capitols, over mountains, through gorges, past many waterfalls, Toured the Grand Coulee Dam, Underground Seattle, Yosemite, Crater Lake, Salt Lake City, and much more.
Dan and Karen's October 2007 Four Corners/Rt 66 Trip
Two weeks of nearly following Route 66 from Saint Louis to the Four Corners, including meeting Gemini and Apollo astronaut Gen'l. Tom Stafford, watching the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, touring Acoma Sky City, the Navajo Reservation, several nuclear-related museums, and more.
September 2007 Great Forest Park Balloon Race
Just under a hundred thumbnailed and captioned pictures of launching about 70 hot air balloons from our city park.
May 2006 drive to Utah
with abundant pictures of red canyons, white mountains, llamas and such. Descriptive text and many thumb-nailed, captioned, and browsable pictures.
Dan and Karen's July 2005 Northeastern U.S. and Canada Trip
The Bay of Fundy, Campobello Island, The Adirondacks. Yale University, visiting relatives and other people, and Washington, D.C. Descriptive text and many thumbnailed, captioned, and browsable pictures..
October 2004 drive to Colorado
Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Durango. Montrose, Ouray, Mesa Verde, Taos Pueblo, and more. Descriptive text and many thumbnailed pictures.
October 2003: To Banff and beyond! My first visit to the Canadian Rockies
Bison and Glaciers and volcanoes, oh, my!
September 2001: A drive to Yellowstone, and so much in between
The plan was to drive to simply drive to Yellowstone. But we departed on 9/11, having packed up the car the night before. It was also our first trip with a digital camera.
Older Trips not yet converted to new format:
November 2002 drive to California,
Including Comdex in Las Vegas, Many canyons in Utah, mountains in Colorado, sections of Route 66, and more.
A few notes about a quick spring 2001 trip to Las Vegas.
Compiled from emails sent to friends
One morning in Florida in 1999
After a big brunch at a creperie, I bought this odd Netsuke carving on impulse.
Fall 1998 drive to New Hampshire
Descriptive text "postcards" compiled from emails sent to friends
Pictures and some descriptions from our Spring 1998 Hawaii Dance trip
This html page was composed by hand in Notepad (or possibly KEdit), and the pictures scanned with a 6" hand scanner. Back then, most people had 640x480 screens, and connected via dial-up (max speed 0.056 Mbps).
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