Category Archives: Trip 2012

Grand Canyon and Williams, AZ Redux

Early the next morning we headed up HWY 64 through gently rolling hills and lazy curves. Except for the profound rise of Cape Royal on the distant horizon there was no indication of the dramatic vistas we were about to … Continue reading

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Shout out to the motorcycle crew!

Ola to Ary, Raul, Pilar, Esav, Jen, Mariano, Arantha, Antonio y Alfredo. Hagrid thanks you for the orange juice and wishes you good luck on your motorcycle trip from Chicago to LA. Safe travels on your journey back to Spain … Continue reading

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Boulder City, NV- headed for Hoover Dam

The visit in Kerman was just too short but Hagrid insisted we hit the road. Down the eastern border of California we passed through more farms and orchards. We took a sharp left in Barstow and headed for Boulder City … Continue reading

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Leaving Utah and Nevada behind…

After we left our friends in Salt Lake City we skirted the Great Salt Lake crossed the Salt Flats and cruised into Elko, NV- the Cowboy Poetry Capitol of the World! After that it was on to Winnemuccca and Carson … Continue reading

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Hagrid and the Wild Wild West

Hagrid had lots of adventures on the plains, over the hills, up the mountains and down again. And he let Spencer and me tag along for the ride- across Minnesota into South Dakota and down through Wyoming into Nevada. Soon … Continue reading

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Through Rollings Hills of Wisconsin Headed West

We took the back winding and hilly roads of Wisconsin to get to Madison. It was a peaceful and scenic drive: farm after farm after farm. But nothing could compare to our visit to Taliesin- the inspiring and beautiful home … Continue reading

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Goodbye Ohio Hellow Illinois

In the last couple of days in Yellow Springs we managed to pack in a lot. Our great friends Krista Magaw and Andy Carlson gave us first class tours of the area and incredible meals! Thanks so much guys! Andy … Continue reading

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Adventures in the Ohio Valley

Leaving the Hackworth’s of Dutch Valley, TN we headed north across the Cumberland Mountains across Kentucky to visit the notable and impressive architecture of Columbus, IN. It was quite a tour lead by an extremely knowledgeable and entertaining guide. The … Continue reading

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Spencer’s Gallery

Spencer is the official Trip 2012 Photographer. Here are a few of his favorites.

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Heading West To The Mountains of NC & TN

Saturday we began to go over our check-list of check-lists for packing for the two month journey. Our friend Frannie came by to wish us and “Stand-up-Hagrid” a bon voyage. On Sunday morning the 19th we awoke to rain. Soon … Continue reading

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