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Fort Davis National Historic Site

Fort Davis National Historic Site

For Introductory Video, Click Here Along our way from Stillwell Store just north of Big Bend to Van Horn RV Park in west of Texas, we detoured off the fastest route for a few of miles to visit Fort Davis National Historic Site. This was an impromptu stop. We'd spotted...

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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park

Bigger than the state of Delaware, Big Bend encompasses three distinct ecological systems - desert, river, and mountains. Volcanoes shaped this landscape hundreds of millions of years ago. This has been an amazing experience in Big Bend National Park with a three...

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Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country

It was fifty years ago, on our first visit to Texas that we first heard about the Hill Country but our travels through Texas tended to take us a more northern route to always to include a visit with family. These last couple of days we’ve enjoyed immersing ourselves...

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The Bryan Museum in Galveston

The Bryan Museum in Galveston

Galveston, Oh Galveston!. Yes, we've got that song stuck in our heads as we visit this historic Texas town for the first time. A visit to the Texas Gulf Coast has been on our list for a very long time. We were fortunate to snag a two night reservation at Galveston...

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Clear Spring Campground

Clear Spring Campground

On Wright Patman Lake near Texarkana in eastern Texas, we're staying on Site A-5 in Clear Spring Campground. Mid-week, early November, there's ample availability of campsites but since we were planning a rendezvous with Sharon and Mike, we called ‭(877) 444-6777‬ to...

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A Shower for Sc@rlett

A Shower for Sc@rlett

This is our last stop on our trek across West Texas. What an amazing journey. It's an amazingly vast landscape and a booming economy. Like the rest of the West, we see more and more solar and wind farms spread out where just wildlife and rattlesnakes made their home...

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A Midland Kid

A Midland Kid

In 1951 an oil filter equipment salesman and his wife, George & Barbara Bush moved into this modest house at 1412 W Ohio Street in Midland, Texas and made it their home for four years. Here their eldest son Georgie played with his younger siblings, was a member of...

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Van Horn RV Park

Van Horn RV Park

Yesterday afternoon we pulled into an RV park in Van Horn, Texas, imaginatively named Van Horn RV Park and were warmly greeted by Penny, one of the owners, and by the manager of the onsite restaurant, Penny’s Cafe. With a welcome like that, of course we walked the...

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National Border Patrol Museum

National Border Patrol Museum

At the suggestion of Beth and Paul, from their house we took I-10 to TX-375/Woodrow Bean Transmountain Highway and stopped for a visit at the National Border Patrol Museum in El Paso, Texas. It's a non-profit museum founded by retired border patrol agents that does a...

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A Long Texas Journey

A Long Texas Journey

The price of lingering an extra day in Palo Duro is that we need to make the seven hour trip to Bedford in one day hopefully arriving before the afternoon rush hour. We've just hit our first traffic slowdown in the Dallas Fort Worth metro area. Hopefully we'll arrive...

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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.