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One journey ends, another begins

If you have followed this blog you know we haven't been posting many new adventures in a while, just a trickle of articles for the…

Wisdom and Travel

I see wisdom as an understanding of what it means to be a human being. Wisdom helps us navigate our lives, both giving us the…

5 Romantic Stories Of Real Life Adventure

Romance and Adventure two wonderful life experiences made all the more exciting when paired together. Trail challenged me to come up with a Trail and Hitch…

Fast Food Burgers of the West

Prior to our travels Trail and I didn't frequent a lot of fast food joints. Seattle is rich in great restaurants and a healthy income made…

Hoover Dam

We took a half-day trip to Hoover Dam, an American engineering icon built by thousands of workers and cost over a hundred lives in the Great…

Grand Canyon West

I'd first like to preface that Grand Canyon West is not a part of the Grand Canyon National Park. It's a private amusement park owned…

Las Vegas: Life in the Fast Lane

During our time in Death Valley our good friend Dennis decided to come down from the Camino Island in Washington to check out the Super…

Nevada: Odds and Ends

To explore Death Valley we stationed ourselves in Parhump, Nevada for two weeks. While most of our attention was focused on the park itself, I…

Driving in Death Valley National Park

Our trip to Death Valley was precipitated by a tip from our friend Dennis about the super bloom just getting under way. He was planning…

Death Valley: Would you like salt with that?

Our first day exploring death valley was a low point of our American journey; -282 feet below sea level to be exact; as low as…

Super bloom, Super Awesome in Death Valley!

Trail and I were enjoying southern Arizona and planning to continue making our way deeper into the state when I got a Facebook message from…

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Reserve

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Reserve is located in Nevada not far from the much larger Death Valley and quite close to our current base of…

Making a list and checking it twice

I am a forgetful person. I seem to have a hard time holding many thoughts in my head at once and thus many just slips…

Exploring My History

One of the fun things you can do while traveling the country is make connections with your ancestry by visiting places connected to your families past.…

Slow Motion: Lingering in Southern California

Since Christmas we've been moored at my long time friend Tom's home in beautiful southern California. Tom is a kind soul and invited us to…

Walking the Hollywood Strip

Anne is not too fond of urban adventures and much prefers to be out in nature, that's why she is Trail after all. I on the…

Cabrillo National Monument

We decided to hit the beach while in San Diego and Trail (Anne) picked out a spot that happened to be at Cabrillo National Monument…

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is absolutely the kind of place I was hoping to visit when we decided to set sail on America's interstates. Foremost of…

La Brea Tar Pits

La Brea, in the words of Admiral Ackbar, “It's a trap!” For thousands of years animals, lured by fresh water or an easy meal have…

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Now that the holiday crowds and storm clouds have passed us by we have started venturing out from our southern California base camp to explore…