Tag: National Park

Finding the adventurer in all of us

Another year has passed with this crazy, nature-loving adventurer. I’m still here, I still don’t like hiking, and I still want to go on more adventures. Tobias asked me to write a few words about this last year and the next year to come. Since I am new to blogging and I’m not sure how […]

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What a year – Adventure Bent turns one

What a wild ride this first year back at blogging has been. Today the Adventure Bent celebrates its first anniversary. It’s kind of hard to believe it’s already been that long. It seems like just yesterday I was clicking publish on the first post. “Hello world,” I wrote. “Welcome to the Adventure Bent blog.” In […]

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Into the west – Part 3: At the devil’s feet

From Mount Rushmore we drove West, crossing the boarder into Wyoming. I still can’t put my finger on it, but something was different about it. It was quite almost too quiet. It soon became obvious how sparsely populated the state really is. Wyoming is actually the 50th least populated state in the union, and has the […]

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Into the west – Part 2: The eyes of giants

The bitter mid-May temperatures woke us long before the sun crept over the horizon on day two of our road trip out west. The night before, we’d pitched camp at Sage Creek Campground in Badlands National Park. It was just after 6 a.m. when we pulled ourselves from our sleeping bags. I was cold. The […]

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Into the west – Part 1: The Badlands

In May my girlfriend and I road tripped across the west, hitting sites like Wall Drug, Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, and Moab to name a few. We did a lot in a very short period of time. I don’t think we ever spent more than one full day at any one place, and that was […]

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