Category: North American Road Trip

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Anna of Prince Edward Island

Anne of Green Gables, a book by Lucy Maud Montgomery about a spirited, stubborn girl ahead of her time, helped soften the edges I encountered while growing up. See I grew up in my dreams. Always creating worlds and exploring the colorful ones I found in books.

Bay of Fundy

From the United States to Canada, we made our way around the Bay of Fundy. We started in Lubec, Main and then crossed the Canadian border into New Brunswick where we stayed in Fundy National Park.

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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park, located on Mount Desert Island in Maine, rises out of the Atlantic Ocean to a summit elevation of 1,530 ft. It is an island of rocky coastlines and piney mountains.

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New Hampshire Backpacking Disaster

Backpacking trip in White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire full of rain and a lot of tent time.

Vermont: the Green Dream

Exploring Vermont by land and canoe. Loving that they don’t have billboards, but do have craft beers!

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Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway runs for 469 miles. Its northern extent begins in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and ends at Great Smoky Mountain National Park in North Carolina.

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A Sweet Stop in Savannah, Georgia

We had a sweet 24-hours in Savannah, Georgia. We parked it at the Savannah, Georgia visitor center, a fantastic find as it is only $8 per night to park your trailer downtown. With limited time, we were quickly turned onto the…

Florida the Sunshine State

We spent an entire month in Florida but not on purpose. We were trapped by the delusions that set in with too much sun. You begin to fear leaving for if you do the next place might rain, or be cold or run out of rum.

Route 61 Blues Highway

Along this route, from New Orleans to Memphis , blues, jazz, soul, and gospel has poured and spread out like rain over the flat Mississippi Delta.

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Lafayette Bayou Run

We took a boat trip into the Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge near Lafayette, Louisiana and it didn’t quite work out as we hoped. Life! After New Orleans we wanted to head out into the wild to see alligators, birds and water bogged Cyprus trees.

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Mardi Gras Homecoming

New Orleans has flaws, it has wounds and yet it is an oasis of beautiful humans, who make it better and will keep alive the vivacious culture that sets it apart from the rest of the United States.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas, A Quick Dip

Life on the road means showers can be just a bucket of water, to us Hot Springs AR was an oasis.

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Eureka Springs Music & Landslides

There is a palpable spirit living it up in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Like any interesting spirit it has layers. It is culture and it is music which have been mixed in with catastrophic geological events staged on a precarious hillside.

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Big Bend National Park Celebration

Our campsite was situated next to a short 3-mile hike to scenic outlook called The Window which we tackled on the first day. The following day we summited the highest point in the park, Emory Peak, which took us on an 11 mile hike to an elevation of 7,832 ft with an elevation gain of 2,400 ft.

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Caving in Southern New Mexico

Few have the natural makeup to be comfortable in dark, tight spaces. Caves provide environments that are not well suited for long term human habitation. But since caves exist, the human instinct to dominate every place on earth, leads us down the proverbial rabbit hole to these dark subterranean caverns.