SEMA 2018 just wrapped up at the Las Vegas Convention Center and after the show, a lot of the specialty cars and trucks headed out for one final photo shoot before being loaded up in the cushy trailers and taken back to their homes. So where do you head when you want the ultimate desert photoshoot for your amazing hot rod or custom car? The Mursha Reservoir of course! The … [Read more...] about After SEMA? To The Gold Mine, Of Course!
As some of you may already know, The National Park Service (NPS) recently announced that on June 1, most seven-day vehicle passes to enter national parks will be increased by five dollars. Most other fees will stay the same. It Could Have Been Worse Back in October, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke proposed the idea of more than doubling peak-season admission at 17 popular … [Read more...] about The New National Park Fees
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prDU1AEhgnM Recently I was cleaning up some old files and came across a video from a few years ago when I was on tour with a group that did the helicopter/boat adventure at the Grand Canyon West. This is one of two helicopter tours they sell as options. You have the heli-boat tour sold by Sundance and Grand Canyon/Pappion and you have a … [Read more...] about Grand Canyon West Helicopter Ride
https://youtu.be/28M3qQwd9z0 The Hualapai Indians, owners of the Grand Canyon West, home of the Skywalk, recently added a zip line to their attraction and invited some tour guides and operators out to try it out. I had never been on a zip line so I volunteered. Why Not? If you have ever been out to the West Rim, you know they have three main parts to their tour. You stop … [Read more...] about Zip Line at The Grand Canyon West
One of the greatest joys I have as a professional tour guide is showing people from other countries, the real America. The one that they seem to not really know or understand. Like today, I was out in Death Valley with a small group. The words I kept hearing were "WOW".. "I never knew"... or "I didn't expect this..." Then you meet the people who made it their life quest … [Read more...] about From Sweden with Awe!