A Day on the Colorado River – rafting the Grand Canyon

You wake early. A million stars shine overhead, with the smudge of the Milky Way clearly seen. An occasional bat darts by as it gathers its nocturnal meals, and you duck into your sleeping bag until the danger is past. One by one the stars disappear as the darkness fades. And the camp comes to … Continue reading A Day on the Colorado River – rafting the Grand Canyon

Rafting the Grand Canyon, a packing guide

Just when you think you've got carry-on packing down, you book a two week long rafting and camping adventure, and it's back to square one. We are traveling with a rafting company which saves us having to pack food and equipment, but we're still challenged with what to bring. We'll be on the river in … Continue reading Rafting the Grand Canyon, a packing guide