Inspired by the jaw-dropping beauty of Yosemite National Park, Dan Sadgrove set off on a road trip around the United States to discover the diversity of the country’s landscapes. Here, he describes what he witnessed, and encourages all travelers to the U.S. to look beyond the major cities and toward the country’s interior. - See more at: http://passionpassport.com/photo-essay-dan-sadgrove-6000-miles-through-12-national-parks/#sthash.8Bh8sSY2.dpuf
An Ewok's Guide to Endor: A Northern California Road Trip
Visit Star War's planet of Endor (Redwood National Park, California) to look for Ewoks. It’s no big secret that Ewoks are cute and cuddly. But, it was their badass tribal warrior traditions that allowed these sentient teddy bears to defeat an entire legion of terribly under-camouflaged Stormtroopers. George Lucas was so taken with California’s Redwood National Park that he wisely chose it as the home planet of these furry lilliputian warriors.