Hot Spring swimming pools in Thermopolis, Wyoming

Through the dragon’s mouth, into a long narrow windy road we found a breathtaking ride to the Hot Spring State park in the small town of Thermopolis, Wyoming.  It is a breathtaking ride though the canyon and a great place to stop and go hiking if you so choose.  Our adventure lay ahead at the Hot Springs State Park with a jump into warm healing waters. The Hot Spring State Park offers a FREE Hobo hot Continue reading

Horseback riding in Wyoming through the Painted Hills

Nothing gives me peace and tranquilly, than Horseback Riding in Wyoming.  We got to have our first trail ride since we started traveling fulltime. I think the thing I love the most about living this life style is all the neat and exciting things we have gotten to experience and never had time to before. Chimney Rock not only does trail rides but also does camping trips.  Can anyone guess what an outfitter is?  We just Continue reading

Roadside America Trivia: Name The Register of the Desert

Let me paint a picture….  You have just traveled, by foot and/or wagon), for over 3 months and some families more than 1,000 miles. The family have encountered harsh rain, snow, indian country, broken limbs, and even death. You see in the distance this granite rock that is approximately 130 feet (not one of the highest ones around) and wagons, mules, cows, dogs and people.  You are relieved because it is only July 3rd and you Continue reading

Roadside Fun Trivia: Name the largest freestanding bronze sculptures in the world

Imagine lining up for the race of your life and over 50,000 other people with horses, buggies all lined up for the same race trying to get the same thing.  This land was taken from the Indians and will now be given to the pioneers and is said to be the best unoccupied public land in the United States..  The gun sounds and you ride like you never have before in your life and are Continue reading

Learn how to be part of History: Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express

Have you ever want to be part of history or get a piece of mail that was part of history?  Today is your chance if you act now, before June 1 st.  You can send a commemorative letter by PONY EXPRESS from St. Joseph, Missouri to Old Sacramento, California.  Follow the progress of the 10 day ride as mail is carried by horseback by over 700 riders and follow their progress on Facebook and Twitter. We Continue reading

Dallas Zoo: What your favorite animal?

What is your favorite animal?  I love the giraffes and their majestic necks, hubby loves tigers (white tiger is his favorite), Huggs loves tortoises and Munchy loves watching the otters play in the water.  I always have mixed feeling about zoos and the upkeep of animal enclosures.  I am torn because I think wild animals should be free, but on the other hand many of these animals could be extinct if not for people that Continue reading