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Welcome to the photo blog for David and Janet Elmore. You can find pages full of photos from our trips with Vanessa (our van-based RV) and pages that are a record of events with lots of photos. Many of our travel photos are connected to a map at the bottom of our posts so you can see where we went and can look for photos at specific places.

Below is a list of recent posts.

David and Janet

Eclipse chasing – Plan A

Thu 17-Aug-2017 Nebraska | 0 comments

We have a reservation for primitive camping in a cow pasture at a ranch near Tryon, Nebraska. We arrived Thursday afternoon, well before the total eclipse of the sun on Monday, Aug 21. Tryon is right on the...

Amarillo to West Lafayette

Wed 22-Mar-2017 Illinois, Indiana, Travel | 0 comments

The drive home was quick. The weather was clear, very warm, but a little windy. Our last night out, in order not to arrive home just at dark, we stopped at Kickapoo State Park in Illinois. This is a large...

Alamogordo to Amarillo

Sat 18-Mar-2017 New Mexico, Texas, Travel | 0 comments

From Alamogordo we took US 70 to Clovis where we drove US 60 to I-27. US 70 took us some beautiful mountains, the Mescalero Apache reservation, and parts of the Lincoln National Forest. We stopped for a...

White Sands National Monument

Thu 16-Mar-2017 New Mexico, Travel | 0 comments

Today we wandered for about four miles in White Sands National Monument. A beautiful and magical place. The dunes and patterns in the sand are so sculptural. It is fun to look for animal tracks (other than...

Driving Day

Wed 15-Mar-2017 New Mexico, Travel | 0 comments

We closed up and left City of Rocks SP with Oliver Lee SP near Alamogordo as our destination. Our route took us up 61 to the Gila National Forest and over 152 to Interstate 25. The interstate took us to Las...

Observation Point

Mon 13-Mar-2017 New Mexico, Travel | 0 comments

We decided to spend another two days at City of Rocks. The weather is so pleasant and the views so lovely, but really, I think we just don’t want to start home to, presently, snowy West Lafayette. We...

Table Top Mountain Hike

Sun 12-Mar-2017 New Mexico, Travel | 0 comments

Within view of the City of Rocks SP is a high (about 500 feet above the campground) mesa with a rocky ridge around the top — called Table top mountain. We decided to hike to the top, 5700 feet. The...

Simon Ranch Hike

Sat 11-Mar-2017 New Mexico, Travel | 0 comments

When we checked in at City of Rocks, we noticed a sign offering a Ranch guided tour for the 11th. We signed up, not being too sure what we getting into. Our morning hike started from the visitors’...

City of Rocks, NM

Fri 10-Mar-2017 New Mexico, Travel | 0 comments

We took a walk around the campground -2.2 miles. Started early as it’s quite warm. The views out to the plains are amazing. We returned to our site to listen to the Purdue-Michigan game which turned out...

AZ to NM

Thu 9-Mar-2017 Arizona, New Mexico, Travel | 0 comments

We left Catalina State Park in Arizona today and headed east to New Mexico. This is the beginning of our drive east and north heading towards Indiana. There is not much to comment upon as most of the drive is...