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
We had been watching the weather forecast for Yellowstone for a while. Now at the end of September there is a big high pressure system up there that promises sunshine and warm temperatures. On Tuesday, September 28th, we pack the
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
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
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
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
Odometer: 17,415 The Hotel which actually is a rental property but has furnished units they rent on a nightly basis, was very old and in need of some updates, but our room was clean and coffee and tea were good.