Category Archive: bridges

Trolley Trail, Branford

My arrival to the Connecticut/Rhode Island area coincided with a drastic reduction in the days my friend Alex was working so we ended up getting to spend more time together than originally thought.… Continue reading

Wandering Around and a Walk at Monksville Reservoir. Or, That Turtle Just Peed On Me!!!

After the last barn we were heading towards the town of Warwick when we came across a turtle in the road. I love turtles and for the past few months, since I first… Continue reading

Bear Mountain State Park, New York

Bear Mountain State Park is very close to where I grew up and though I can’t say that we often visited the state park, the mountain has a lot of memories for me… Continue reading

O&W Rail Bridge Hike and Some River Views in the Big South Fork Recreation Area, Tennessee

After the previous day’s hike in Big South Fork I decided to dip just south of the Kentucky border into Tennessee to get a better view of the Big South Fork River and… Continue reading

Cumberland Falls State Park, Part 3: Gatliff Bridge and an Afternoon Swim

After my hikes to Cumberland and Eagle Falls I had a late lunch and then walked across the historic Gatliff Bridge which spans the Cumberland River just upstream of Cumberland Falls. The views… Continue reading

Big Dam Bridge, Little Rock, Arkansas

I’m not sure how much value I would place in this endorsement, but the Big Dam Bridge proudly proclaims itself to be one of the “Top 10 Bridge Travel Sites”… according to the… Continue reading

San Diego, Part 6: Random Sights

I saw plenty of other things here and there while in San Diego. I ventured downtown a bit, walked through shopping and tourist areas near the beaches, became an expert on I-5 traffic…… Continue reading

The Drive to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon: Vermillion Cliffs National Monument and Kaibab National Forest

Well at the end of the day, my camera decided to stop working. So I drove down to Flagstaff and on my way back up I realized that it would make more sense… Continue reading

Snake River Canyon and Shoshone Falls

My next scheduled stop was Shoshone Falls in Twin Falls, Idaho but I paused in order to soak up the views after crossing the Perrine Memorial Bridge, which spans the mighty Snake River… Continue reading

Driving and Hiking Along the Historic Columbia River Highway: A Saga

This wasn’t the first time on this trip I wandered into something unprepared. A week or two before my arrival I had been looking up geologically significant places in Oregon on the Internet… Continue reading