Zion National Park a walker’s paradise

While overshadowed by its bigger, more famous neighbor, the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park rewards your walks with the hidden treasures you didn't expect

Zion National Park a walker’s paradiseYou may not have heard much about Zion National Park, in Utah. It is overshadowed by its bigger, more famous neighbor, the Grand Canyon, which is wide and open and puts on a show for you in the changing light. And it may seem a little staid next to its showy smaller neighbor, Bryce Canyon,…

Finding magical places on the long road from Alberta to Texas

Not having a definitive travel plan can pay off when you unexpectedly find the remarkable – amid the people and the landscape

Finding magical places on the long road from Alberta to TexasYou would not want to go on an RV trip with me. Plans are inevitably last minute and unpredictable. An innocuous road sign may result in a quick U-turn – and a two-day detour to places unknown. In early fall, we packed our modest motor home and slowly, circuitously ambled from Red Deer, Alberta southward…

Bryce Canyon National Park a photographer’s dreamworld

Located in southwest Utah, Bryce Canyon is a small National Park that is big on scenery, often winning reviews for its unique geology

Bryce Canyon National Park a photographer’s dreamworldIf you're touring the American West, Bryce Canyon National Park will have to be on your list of places to visit. Located in south western Utah, it's a small National Park that is big on scenery and often wins reviews as a favourite for its unique geology. So what's unique about it? Hoodoos. They're everywhere…