New Zealand and Iceland are known for geysers, but nowhere are there as many as in Yellowstone. At the heart of Yellowstone’s past, present and future lies volcanism. About 2 million years ago, then 1.3 million years ago, and again 640,000 years ago, huge volcanic eruptions occurred here. The latest
Odometer: 18,471 Marco wakes up at 5:15am and kicks me out of bed as well. We are on the road with some breakfast and a coffee in our hands at 6:15am, just before sunrise. We first get some gasoline as it is a lot cheaper here ($2.59 per gallon vs.
Odometer: 18,250 At 7:30 we leave the hotel and are glad to leave Camp Verde behind us. The hotel was ok though and I even found something eatable (without sugar) for breakfast. From Camp Verde it’s about 36 miles to the Mogollon Rim Road (NF 300). The first 34 miles
Odometer: 17,962 We leave the Hotel early (before 8:00 am). There is no cloud to be seen when we drive south on HWY 89 towards the east entrance of the Grand Canyon National Park. We are passing Antelope Pass and drive over a high plateau for a while. Up here
Odometer: 17,825 We are not sure what the condition of the roads like Cottonwood Canyon Road and Smoky Mountain Road are, because we heard (and as some places still show) that it has been raining here. Therefore, our first destination is the Bureau of Land Management, who has maps and