As part of our “Slice of Americana Series” every Saturday in July we’re sharing fascinating links to some great bloggers who write about their lives and adventures in the USA. This week we’re featuring The West.
Cathy at Nomad, Interrupted really knows how to tap into the colorful Bohemian vibe at California’s Venice Beach.
Sue at Travel Tales of Life captures the magic of the Grand Canyon with her fantastic photos. Check out the Chuckwalla.
Erin at Dancing Aspens Farm Blog is mother to 8, shepherdess to 100 Icelandic Sheep, and a truly awesome photographer. See what Montana life is like surrounded by lambs and family.
4. NEW MEXICO
LuAnn at Paint Your Landscape has the perfect touch for photographing and explaining the beautiful details at White Sands National Monument in Alamogordo, New Mexico
In 1980 Mount St. Helens, a volatile volcano in Washington, blew her top. Naomi at Writing Between the Lines shares an incredible first-hand account of escaping the devastation.
Pam at Naturetime captures the amazing animals at Grand Teton National Park. Once you see these photos you’ll want to see her entire series on Grand Teton.
Never head of “Burning Man?” Then you’re in for a treat. Curt at Wandering through Time and Place is THE expert on this spectacular festival in the desert. His photos will knock your socks off!
Nancy and Darryl at its the journey that matters have launched a marvelous adventure. Their hikes through Zion National Park will make you want to lace up your boots!
Rusha at Oh, the Places We See captures the beauty at every turn around Lake Coeur d’Alene.
If you like to get off the beaten path, then you’ll enjoy Ruth’s exploration of Anazazi country at the Lowry Pueblo in Colorado.
Have a great weekend!
Terri & James
A LITTLE LAGNIAPPE (something extra) …
The Bear Saga Continues …
If you haven’t had enough of bears (and who hasn’t – unless they’re at a bus stop 🙂 ) then you’ll love Jeff’s Bear Spray Stories, complete with great illustrations.
Nearly everyone’s heard of Route 66, but have you actually driven it? Well Tricia has. Enjoy her fabulous photos as she heads west on this historic highway.
1. Andreas F. Borchert via Wikimedia Commons
4. Christopher Michel via Wikimedia Commons
5. Matt Kennedy via Wikimedia Commons
6. By Renjishino via Wikimedia Commons