Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Michigan – The Midwest’s Mini Sahara

There’s something about sand dunes that I find incredible.  I guess it’s a landscape that isn’t a common one.  It’s an environment that’s usually associated with boiling hot desert like conditions that aren’t easily accessible (believe me, I’ve camped in the Sahara Desert during a sand storm!).  Thanks to a roadside sign on the I94, advertising ‘dune rides’, I did a bit of research and discovered Silver Lake Sand Dunes on the shores of Lake Michigan.

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Exploring Lancelin Sand Dunes Western Australia

After getting a taste for Australia in 2008, I really wanted to go back and road trip the west coast, escape the cities and experience ‘outback’ Australia.  Lancelin Sand Dunes were one of my highlights from my 7 day Western Australia road trip.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen so much WHITE sand in my life!  The town of Lancelin is just a short 90 minute drive north of Perth, making it an easy day trip from the city! Continue reading “Exploring Lancelin Sand Dunes Western Australia”