The Copper Canyon - Mexico Road Trip Recap

The Copper Canyon – Mexico Road Trip Recap

A friend of mine mentioned wanting to visit Mexico's Copper Canyon. I'd heard about this place ever since I was a kid, though I didn't know much about it. Looking at a few pictures convinced me - YES! Let's go!

(It's so hard to convince me to take a road trip!) ๐Ÿ˜‰ ...
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Route for Zennie's 2017 US Road Trip, Summer Chill-Out

Summer Chill-Out – US road trip recap

I was sitting in Tucson during June 2017, trying to work on some Zennie projects in temps that reached 115 degrees. ๐Ÿ™ Eventually, I came to my senses, and realized that I shouldn't be there!

It was definitely time for a US road trip! My first thought was to get to some mountains, FAST, in search of high elevations, tall pine trees, and brisk alpine air... ...
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Route for the 2017 Sonora Sojourn

Sonora Sojourn – Mexico road trip recap

Trip theme: Beaches and exploration!

I was following the Sonoran coastline, which of course involves beaches on the Sea of Cortez. And I was also planning to drive the "new highway" along the coast -- so new that it didn't even show up on any of my maps.

How could a trip like that not be a ton of fun? ๐Ÿ™‚ ...
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Travels by Country

US map with 13 states done, square

Places – United States

This is where Zennie and I started our travels - in the USA.

Wherever we've gone, we've discovered beautiful and fascinating places. Some are magnificent and awe-inspiring, others small and charming, but all of them are wonderful. You could spend a lifetime exploring the US, but there's still the rest of the world to see. ๐Ÿ˜€ ...
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Mexico map with 20 states done, square

Places – Mexico

Me gusta Mexico! ๐Ÿ™‚

This wonderful country is huge, with SO many beautiful beaches, friendly people, amazing ruins, picturesque peaks, and culinary delights. I love it, and want to spend some serious time here exploring. Yay! ...
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Cobblestone street in Antigua, with view of volcano

Places – Guatemala

Guatemala is a charming country with a difficult past. The beautiful colonial city of Antigua is littered with ruins of churches and monasteries that were demolished in various earthquakes.

The active volcanoes pose another threat. One morning I woke up in Quetzaltenango to find the streets covered in ash, but people there seem to take it in stride -- nothing unusual, nothing to worry about! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ...
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