In Northern California, the Henness Pass Route should be on your shortlist

Labor Day has come and gone. The air is warm in the day, crisp at night. Daylight shrinks. Kids seem to have soccer almost every day. But, you haven’t given up on travel and exploration for the season. In the Northern Sierra exists the remnants of the California Trail, the Henness Pass Road that spans … Continue reading In Northern California, the Henness Pass Route should be on your shortlist

Quest of the Sandstone Buddha

Radio crackles – "you're smoking, your brakes are on fire!" Downshift – engine screams “We’re still going 50 I think” quick mental conversion, the speedo reads in km/h. Angus’ body sways on the steep descent. I make the smallest possible corrective movements to keep us steady. “How far do we have to the bottom?” Tour … Continue reading Quest of the Sandstone Buddha