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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.

2016 Trips by the Numbers

2016 Trips by the Numbers

Since I’m done travelling for the year, and I haven’t written a new blog post since April, so I figure it’s probably time to summarize this year’s travels. My travels weren’t like most years, with one big trip, but I ended up squeezing in more days of traveling than I thought on my two two […]

West 2015, The Itinerary, Part 7

West 2015, The Itinerary, Part 7

I entered the last week of my trip with a few factors working against me. First, I’d been on the road three weeks, and that’s a long time to be away from home, even for a seasoned traveler like me. Secondly, the extreme heat of the previous two days (124 F & 117 F) were […]

West 2015- The Itinerary Part 6

West 2015- The Itinerary Part 6

I left Los Angeles heading eastward for home for the first time in three weeks. My first stop was one of the National Park System’s newest parks, Caesar Chavez National Monument. Chavez is recognized as the founder of the United Farm Workers of America, the first labor movement for Latinos, which later became a voice […]

West 2015- The Itinerary, Part 5

West 2015- The Itinerary, Part 5

After finding lots of great beer but not enough sun during my five days in San Diego, I headed north under a bright, sunny sky. My first stop was about an hour south of Los Angeles- the historic mission of San Juan Capistrano. The mission was built by the Spanish in the mid 1770s and served […]

West 2015- The Itinerary, Part Four

West 2015- The Itinerary, Part Four

Part four covering Southern Arizona to San Diego from June’s Western road trip.

West 2015- The Itinerary, Part Three

West 2015- The Itinerary, Part Three

The Third Installment of my June 2015 trip Out West.

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