El Tovar and the Valley of Fire

The Adventure Begins! Don Pedro de Tovar was a Spanish explorer, military man, and colonial ruler. In his service to Vasquez Coronado, he searched for the Seven Cities of Cibola seeking gold and riches. El Tovar never found the cities of gold. He became aware of the great Colorado River and Grand Canyon but never … Continue reading El Tovar and the Valley of Fire

Eastern Recce

For Wildwood Expedition, like many others, summer 2021 is an attempt to gain a semblance of normalcy and return to travel. On our first excursion into new territory this year we headed out to the eastern mountains of Nevada. Our goal was, in part, to take advantage of the legendary fishing we’d heard about. Also … Continue reading Eastern Recce