Author Archives: Julie

Documentary filmmaker and permanent traveler. Directed and produced the feature doc 'The Long Bike Back' http://longbikeback.com Currently photoblogging at http://intoourelement.com http://instagram.com/jwrona http://twitter.com/juliawrona

Ice Castle

Click here to buy prints from this post I was looking for different things to do in outside in the winter and came across an Ice Castle at Stratton Mountain in Vermont.

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Camping in Lake Powell

Click here to buy prints from this post We spent four days in the Wahweap Campground overlooking Lake Powell. It was a beautiful and relaxing spot. While we were there I got up early for some solitude and to witness the dramatic sunrises over Lake Powell.

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A (Love) Hate Letter to Winter

Click here to buy prints from this post I gave in and went to the gym today. We’ve been staying in eastern New York on the border of Vermont and the nearest gym—we still have our Planet Fitness membership—is more than 30 minutes away. I have not been able to justify driving for nearly the […]

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Click here to buy prints from this post. After getting our permit for The Wave, we stopped for lunch at the Paria Scenic Viewpoint and then drove a dangerous, rutted, unpaved road down toward the Paria Ghost Town. The road got far too steep and treacherous and we were worried we wouldn’t make it back up, […]

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Zion National Park

Click here to buy prints from this post We didn’t have much time in Zion–we only allowed ourselves a day there on our way to The Wave. So we drove through Zion, taking in the towering peaks.

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Rhyolite Ghost Town

Click here to buy prints from this post The town of Rhyolite, Nevada rose and fell in less than a decade. The town started in 1905 with two men working at the Montgomery Shoshone Mine, with the promise of the mine the town grew to more than 2500 people in six months and had saloons, hotels, […]

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Death Valley National Park

Click here to buy prints from this post. Death Valley is the land of extremes, it has the record for the hottest temperature in the world: 134˚F in 1913, and it’s the driest climate and the lowest elevation in North America.  The National Park has a page with some interesting facts about why it is so […]

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San Francisco, California

Click here to buy prints from this post. We continued up the Pacific Coast Highway heading for San Francisco.

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Big Sur

Click here to buy prints from this post We continued north along the increasingly treacherous and amazingly gorgeous Pacific Coast Highway.

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Central Coast Wine Country

Click here to buy prints from this post We continued up the Pacific Coast Highway, stopping at dramatic Morro Bay.

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