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Reality Check

Reality Check

For the past week we've lingered and savored the joys of the California Redwoods and beaches. Then this morning before we broke camp at Eureka, California, we sat down with maps and apps to see what it will take to enjoy an eighteen day journey to Bloomington. It's...

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On the Beach at Trinidad

On the Beach at Trinidad

Staying one more day in the Eureka area gave us a chance to discover another of the incredible beaches near Trinidad, California. This one had a quite steep trail with some steps and a log ladder at the bottom. We came equipped with a beach blanket allowing us to plop...

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Dinner in Samoa

Dinner in Samoa

Every time we visit the Eureka, California area we discover something new. In 2008 we just whizzed through town but were taken by the Victorian architecture. In 2014 we discovered the beaches at Trinidad. With Lou in 2016 we explored downtown. Today we headed out to...

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One More for the Road

One More for the Road

Heading north along the Avenue of the Giants just south of Pepperwood we knew we'd pass the Flood Plain Produce stand where we'd gotten some incredible homemade Blackberry Popsicles yesterday. We couldn't resist the temptation to stop and get some more to enjoy as we...

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Drury-Chaney Loop

Drury-Chaney Loop

Ranger Shanna was our guide today as we and Burlington Camp Host Karen trekked through the Drury-Chaney Grove just south of the town of Pepperwood, California. This grove is awesome. Since her three visitors all have a basic knowledge of Redwood biology, Shanna...

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Solitude at Burlington

Solitude at Burlington

The Redwoods called and we listened. We came home to Burlington. It's our fourth stay in this magical grove and in fact our second stay on Site 53. Ever since we pitched a tiny tent under these glorious trees in 2008, Burlington has had a special place in our hearts....

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Dawn Redwood

Dawn Redwood

One of the delights of Burlington Campground is that it is immediately adjacent to the Humboldt Redwoods State Park Visitors Center. We took advantage of the proximity this afternoon to be the only two visitors on Ranger Codi's interpretive talk along the Gould Grove...

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Into the Redwoods

Into the Redwoods

It was a great day to just poke around on The Avenue of the Giants between Richardson Grove south of Benbow north to Myers Flat. It's a trip down memory lane. We first traveled this stretching 2008 but it was in 2014 that we lingered here and first started geocaching....

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Eel River

Eel River

Three and a half hours north of San Francisco, we're in California Redwoods country. In fact we're staying at the Historic Benbow Inn & Resort. More accurately, we're in the smallest campsite available at the Benbow KOA that's part of the overall complex. Our site...

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Overnight in Petaluma

Overnight in Petaluma

The reservation for our stay at Half Moon Bay RV Park was made months ago when we first made plans to join family here this weekend. At the time we thought it prudent to stay through Sunday night. Then on Sunday morning we realized that would put us in the position of...

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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...