Category: United States

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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.

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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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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.

White Sands NP

An amazing place tucked away in a corner of the southwest. A dazzling, glimmering, shimmering hidden gem.

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Santa Fe: Food, Art & Tattoos

In place of skiing in the mountains we choose a day of psychedelic art; and rather than going to a mall to buy Christmas presents we got tattoos.

Naked in Joshua Tree

A recent stop (on our trip of never ending stops) had me thinking about a unique kind of memory. One that I want to hold onto forever but fear will slip away. That is the memory of a feeling. Specifically in this case, the feeling of being free in the desert.

Miles and Elevation: A Case for Hiking

“Before enlightenment – chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment – chop wood, carry water.” – Zen Buddhist Proverb