2014 Travel Highlights

Links and photo highlights from my 2014 travels!

Illinois

IMG_9108
Jane: the most complete and best preserved juvenile T. rex on display at Burpee Museum.
IMG_9405
Sweetgum tree leaves at Cahokia Mounds.

 

Missouri

IMG_9485
Snake gate entrance at the City Museum.

 

Wyoming

P1000524
Nick Wiersum and Katie Kirby standing next to the crystal clear hot spring in Thermopolis.
P1000549
A pterosaur called Rhamphorynchus at the Wyoming Dinosaur Center.
IMG_0300
A view from Artist’s Lookout in Yellowstone National Park.
P1000960
Katie Kirby making the trek up to Inspiration Point at Grand Teton National Park.

 

Montana

P1010387
Beautifully detailed (and feathered!) Deinonychus models are posed dynamically with other dinosaur models at Museum of the Rockies.
P1020831
A troupe of young dino diggers survey expansive stretches of Montana land.

 

Wisconsin

P1040505-1-2
Festive EggBot printing at the Milwaukee Maker Faire.

 

Minnesota

P1040093
A critically endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle at SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium.

 

Alabama

P1040545
On the way to Random Acts of Intelligence at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in the Rocket City (Huntsville, Alabama).
P1040672
Cathedral Caverns has an enormous naturally-formed entrance that spans 126 feet wide and 25 feet high. In addition, it contains some of the largest stalagmites in the world!

 

Kentucky

P1040955
Mammoth Cave is the world’s longest known cave system, more than doubling the second longest cave system at over 400 miles of surveyed passageways!

 

Along the Way

  • South Dakota: Rapid City, Wall Drug
  • Indiana
  • Michigan
  • Tennessee: Nashville
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s