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2008 West–35th Anniversary

The End and The Beginning

The End and The Beginning

Today was a day for doing little errands and reflecting on the fabulous journey that we have just completed. We have traveled more than 16,000 miles and visited 27 states. We've been as far north as the Canadian border, as far west as the Pacific Coast, as far south...

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South Through Snow

South Through Snow

Left Marietta and Ohio late morning after a delicious breakfast at the bakery downtown. Drove through snow flurries, mixed rain and snow, and some accumulated snow through West Virginia, Virginia, and Tennessee. At the North Carolina Welcome Center there was snow...

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Rainy Ohio

Rainy Ohio

We left North Canton in the rain and arrived in Marietta, in southern Ohio in the rain. We got ourselves a room at the Lafayette Hotel on the scenic Ohio River. We enjoyed a visit with Steve's cousin, Dick at the Marietta Brewing Co. making plans for future adventures...

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Snowy Ohio

Snowy Ohio

Biography Video Home Tour Video When we left Dayton this morning we intended to meander our way north and east and explore some of the lesser highways and byways of Ohio. We did travel SR 4 to Marion. Wanted to visit the Warren G. Harding Museum there but it's not...

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Memphis Blues and BBQ

Memphis Blues and BBQ

Drove across Arkansas knowing that we were giving short shrift to a beautiful state. We will definitely come back and explore Arkansas more in depth. Headed for Memphis. Crossed the Mississippi River, so we are now back in the East. Found lodging in downtown Memphis...

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Arkansas Scenic Highway 7

Arkansas Scenic Highway 7

Left Hot Springs and headed north along SR-7 which is designated as one of the state's scenic highways. It was rolling wooded terrain with lots of autumn foliage still in it's glory. Arrived in Russellville and snuggled into our room until friend Alex joined us for...

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs

We spent the day in Hot Springs National Park. It's a city with thermal hot springs in the center of town! Our first stop was the observation tower atop Hot Springs Mountain. The visitors center is housed in the Fordyce Bathhouse, an Edwardian era bath house. There...

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Riverwalk and the Alamo

Riverwalk and the Alamo

From our hotel we walked along the Riverwalk and through the Hyatt property to The Alamo right in the middle of downtown San Antonio. Our initial impression was that it was much more crowded than when we visited in 1974 on our 1st Anniversary trip. We were fascinated...

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Across Texas

Across Texas

We left Las Cruces and headed through El Paso across   Texas to San Antonio. If you don't already know it, let us tell you that Texas is a long state no matter how you cross it. El Paso to San Antonio is as far as St Petersburg to Atlanta. Saw lots of land,...

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Park Video Following our cave tour and after a quick lunch at the top we headed out for our next stop, Las Cruces NM. Our route took us through a part of Guadalupe Mountains National Park in northern Texas. With little time or energy for exploration today, we got just...

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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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Visiting Cork

Visiting Cork

A tour hour well narrated taxi tour of Cork The Heineken Brewery in Cork A view of Blarney Castle from afar A a turn through the Blarney car park and shopping area A Mother and Baby Home One of the neighborhoods we toured The Poor Clare Monastery in Cork Historic Cork...

Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri, Iceland

It snowed in Iceland day before yesterday! And the secnery is phenomenal Mountains and water everywhere The unique Icelandic ponies And famed Icelandic sheep The spectacular Goðafoss, phenomenal waterfall with a link to Iceland's conversion to Christianity And even a...