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Driving the Dalton Highway- Fairbanks to Coldfoot

Driving the Dalton Highway- Fairbanks to Coldfoot

This post covers the sights and stopping points along the southern portion of Alaska’s Dalton Highway from Fairbanks to Coldfoot.

The Dalton Highway- Before You Go

The Dalton Highway- Before You Go

The Dalton Highway is the northernmost highway in North America and is one of the world’s great adventure drives. Proper preparation for the journey is very important.

Alaska 2019 by the Numbers

Alaska 2019 by the Numbers

Statistical Summary for my September 2019 trip to Alaska.

West 2017- Part One

West 2017- Part One

The start of this trip was different from all of my previous trips in that the trip portion actually started in Northern Illinois, not my home in Michigan. The reason for this was the wedding ceremony of my friends Nikole & Kathi over Labor Day weekend in Freeport, Illinois. With all the solo driving I […]

West 2017 by the Numbers

West 2017 by the Numbers

Trip Summary for my recent three week trip to the West Coast and back.

Time to Head West Again- 2017

Time to Head West Again- 2017

Pre-trip post about my upcoming trip to the Black Hills, Northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest.

Europe 2013- Day 15- Italy- Classical Italy

Europe 2013- Day 15- Italy- Classical Italy

Visiting Florence, Pisa and the Cinque Terre in one day highlights all Italy has to offer.

Photo Essay- Florence at Night

Photo Essay- Florence at Night

Exhausted from a number of consecutive long days, I entered Florence on fumes. I’d been to Florence twice, in 1997 & 1998, and it hadn’t been my favorite city on either visit. I ended up having a lovely evening strolling around the city’s ancient center, with it’s impressive Reniassance-era Duomo and gothic Palazzo Vecchio. The outdoor […]

Europe 2013- Day 14- San Marino- The Oldest Republic

Europe 2013- Day 14- San Marino- The Oldest Republic

It was another early morning train that took me from Venice to the Adriatic seaside town of Rimini. I wasn’t there for the sea and it’s beaches, however. Rimini was the jumping off point to San Marino, the landlocked enclave that claims to be the oldest republic in the world. I’d been traveling the past […]

Photo Essay- A Venetian Stroll

Photo Essay- A Venetian Stroll

These are pictures I took while on a casual stroll around Venice on the afternoon of my one day visit in 2013.

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