"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to." Bilbo Baggins

Author: magnum108

Fall in the UK Part 3: Oxfordshire

After our day at Warner Brothers Studios we had a day and a half before we had to in in Salisbury, so we decided to spend it in Oxfordshire near where we used to live.  We did not have big plans, just a relaxing weekend to enjoy the area and some down time.  We stayed

Fall in the UK Part 2: Harry Potter Studios

Like many people of our generation, our kids grew up with the Harry Potter books and movies.  Thus, by defacto, so did we.  The Harry Potter movies were filmed at locations throughout the UK, but all the studio work was done at the Warner Brothers Studios just north of London in Watford.  The studio has

Fall in the UK Part 1: Prelude

We were fortunate to have an opportunity to visit the UK this past month and we decided to take advantage of it.  Our last few visits over the years have taken us to Devon, Cornwall, Wales and the Cotswolds.  This time we decided to head north to visit the moors and dales of beautiful Yorkshire. 

Southern Utah Part 4: Cedar Breaks National Monument

We spent a few days in Cedar City in order to see Cedar Breaks National Monument.  It is sometimes called a mini-Bryce Canyon.  We had read there was a good trail to hike and some terrific views.  We also heard there are very few people there 🙂  Cedar Breaks is about 30 minutes east of

Southern Utah Part 2: Zion National Park

Our trip to the southwest part of Utah was planned around two national parks – Zion and Bryce Canyon.  Both were planned as “extended” stays to make sure we saw all we could and a little more.  The first stop was at Zion.  Zion is one of the most accessible and thus crowed parks in

Southern Utah Part 1: Las Vegas and St George

This travel season has been a little different for us, instead of going on one lengthy summer/fall trip, we went on multiple shorter trips throughout the summer and now we are at the beginning of the fall segment. We decided to make a visit to two of Utah’s National Parks, Zion and Bryce. Utah has

A Local Excursion: Prescott, AZ

With Tucson temperatures threatening the 100s, we were looking for a place to escape some of the heat.  Craig had a lodge event in Prescott so we decided to take the motorhome up early and spend a few days hiking and exploring the area. Prescott sits at 5300 ft in elevation and is located near