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Santa Fe

Santa Fe… The words invoke a sense of shimmering inspiration and billowing creativity. We paused in Santa Fe for four days while we absorbed artwork and adobe architecture, hot springs and lights. It was a moment for pause after so many nights in the tent and the cold dark that…

Chaco Canyon

When I felt the sun rising early the next morning, I knew I wouldn’t sleep any longer. Our relationship with the patterns of that great life-giving star had become so intimate that it governed our patterns of waking and sleeping. The growing light urged me gently awake and encouraged me…

Arches

When we came to Arches we set up camp outside the park, alongside the Colorado River before Moab, and a little piece of the puzzle of our wanderings clicked into place and started to form a whole picture. We were back on the Colorado River! After some months away and…

Bryce Canyon

We learned that you could camp for free in national forests when we had traveled through the pacific northwest. But we hadn’t realised just how useful this would be to us while visiting national parks. Dixie National Forest borders Bryce Canyon National Park, and when we raced into Bryce to…