Navajo Country Expedition with OAUSA Part II

May 16, 2010

Throughout the cliff dwellings and other Anasazi ruins, were exquisite pictographs (painted on rock) and petroglyphs (scraped into rock). I the five years that I have been doing this type of travel, the only other time I'd seen pictographs were in the painted cave in Santa Barbara and in a lava tube in the North […]

Navajo Country Expedition with OAUSA Part I

May 16, 2010

Last year the organizers at OAUSA mentioned the ancient Cliff Dwelling destinations in the upcoming Indian Country Expedition. I knew this was a trip not to be missed. It was very apparent that this trip was a realization of many years of thought, research and planning. I will forever compare all future "Overlanding" trips to […]

On Board Hot Water Install for Shower for Camping

May 16, 2010

On past trips that lasted more than a few days, I would bring a Colman hot water heater for showers. This worked great but it took up precious cargo space and was clumsy to operate while taking a shower. I know of two models that use use the hot engine coolant to heat water (heat […]

7 Days of Camping and Exploring North of the Grand Canyon

April 23, 2009

The Arizona Strip and the Parashant are isolated areas North of the Grand Canyon. Far from any Interstate highways, it is as beautiful as it is remote. On this 7 day trip with over 400 miles of driving, we did not encounter any paved roads. I would have posted this sooner, but the day after […]