neat little random towns

In Route 66 travel lore, the narrow, twisty, two-lane road to or from Oatman, Arizona, is the most intimidating passageway on all of the Mother Road. These 10 miles of steep switchbacks and hairpin turns between Ed’s Camp and Oatman pass through the Black Mountains, and were once the east-west thoroughfare in that part of […]

October 28 2013      21 comments     Linda Ly
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Back in its heyday in the late 1800s, Hackberry was a thriving ranching and mining town in the northwest Arizona desert, producing over $3 million in gold and silver before the Hackberry Silver Mine shut down in 1919. It’s believed the town was named for the large hackberry tree that grew near the mine. When […]

October 11 2013      11 comments     Linda Ly
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No matter how carsick I get, long, winding, mountainous drives at high altitude are still my favorite types of road trips. I love the feeling of being the only one on the road, the fresh air and foliage, the random little towns you pass that seem to be stuck in time. I love having no […]

October 29 2011      3 comments     Linda Ly
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One of my favorite things about road trips is that sometimes, the incidental pit stops along your journey are just as intriguing as the final destination. On a winter drive through Southern Utah, I came across the old pioneer town of Panguitch, population 1,600 at elevation 6,600 feet. Situated in Bryce Canyon country, Panguitch is […]

April 13 2011      1 comment     Linda Ly
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I live for road trips. When my boyfriend was booked to photograph a wedding in Scottsdale and he asked me to be his second shooter, my first reaction was “When?” Desert drives are something special to us. We do a lot of it. We’ve spent Halloween in the Grand Canyon. We’ve off-roaded in Death Valley. […]

October 20 2010      Leave a comment     Linda Ly
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