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Josh & Sarah's Epic Roadtrip

In the beginning of March, Sarah and I ended our long tenure as interns at Lake|Flato and began our long trek up to Nova Scotia to start graduate school at Dalhousie University. We were super excited to begin school but still found it difficult to say goodbye to our San Antonio family. In order to take our minds off of the extreme sadness, we decided to distract ourselves with a road trip schedule that would take the longest possible route to our final destination in Halifax. For this, we went West instead of East — taking a few brave intern souls with us as we hiked to the top of the Guadalupe Mountain and down to the depths of Carlsbad Caverns. (We also camped in the middle of the windiest cow field in random New Mexico!) From there, Sarah and I continued on alone through the most magnificent landscapes in the country. We also got a chance to see some former LFers on our trip — Ben, Keegan, Sierra and Patrick! Below is a map of our route and some of our favorite photos from choice locations along our way.   01_Map of our road tripMap of our road trip 1_The summit of Guadalupe Mountain The summit of Guadalupe Mountain 2_Carlsbad Caverns Carlsbad Caverns 3_Chaco Canyon Chaco Canyon 4_Delicate Arch Delicate Arch 5_Sunrise in Canyonlands Sunrise in Canyonlands 6_Bryce Canyon overlookBryce Canyon Overlook 7_Madness in Antelope CanyonMadness in Antelope Canyon 8_Top of Angels Landing in Zion Top of Angels Landing in Zion 9_Rare flower bloom in Death Valley Rare flower bloom in Death Valley 10_Half Dome in Yosemite Half Dome in Yosemite 11_Tall tall Redwoods Tall, tall Redwoods 12_Abandoned WW2 lookout bunkers along the San Fransisco coastAbandoned WWII lookout bunkers along the San Francisco coast 13_Flowers at Sea Ranch Flowers at Sea Ranch 14_Snowshoed to the top of Crater Lake Snowshoed to the top of Crater Lake   15_Climbing in OlympicClimbing in Olympic 16_Lake McDonald at GlacierLake McDonald at Glacier 17_Mammoth Spring in YellowstoneMammoth Spring in Yellowstone 18_Storm rolling in over the Tetons Storm rolling in over the Tetons 19_Sarah (not a prairie dog) in the BadlandsSarah (not a prairie dog) in the Badlands 20_FallingwaterFallingwater
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