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Nikes, Ahingas, and Crocs

Nikes, Ahingas, and Crocs

When we decided to visit the Everglades we didn’t expect a lesson in Cold War History but the Everglades was the site of one of the Nike missile defense bases - HM-69. We participated in the ranger led tour and our ranger had served on a Nike Site in the early 1970’s....

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Alligator Eyes

Alligator Eyes

We broke camp on Pine Island and headed for Ft Myers. We stopped at a McDonald’s long enough to use their Wi-Fi to replenish our eBook library then went to Mass at Blessed Pope John XXIII Church. Wow! It may be the biggest church we’ve been in. After that we stopped...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.