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We LOVED being in Washington! We had so much fun with Laura and then with the Potters! Our two day visit with them turned into 5 because we were having so much fun catching up! Being with the Potters is like coming home! (Photo credit: Zab Potter) Yellowstone & Mt.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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We made it to Seattle and Laura! We had such a wonderful time with her! Her hospitality was amazing…letting all six of us invade her house for two days. Showers were had, laundry was done, food was eaten. Fun times were had by all! We arrived past midnight on Thursday... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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The Majesty of Redwoods: We began driving north after our stop in Santa Rosa. We were excited to find Chateau Montelena (of the movie Bottle Shock with Bill Pullman, Alan Rickman and Chris Pine) We stopped in for a visit. It is a beautiful estate I wanted to do a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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California gave us no joy as far as finding free camp sites. ALL the ones we checked out on the website were no good. We kept plugging forward to our next stop (first Sequoia then Yosemite) but just couldn’t find any place to set up camp. Finally….coming into Yosemite we... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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We made it to Arches National Park! Noah was most excited with this, his one desire was to be able o CLIMB something out here. The day we were leaving from FL, Noah stubbed his toe on Rick’s motorcycle, he really jammed it (cut it in fact) Of course, he... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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It’s been a few days since we’ve had 4G and internet access!! It appears that our phones don’t have that in Colorado. But we are in Utah now headed to Arches National Park…first let me fill you in on what we’ve done for the last few days! THE SAND DUNES:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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This post is a few days behind...but we had NO internet while in Colorado! We traveled from Petrified forest in the direction to the Great Sand Dunes. We found a spot just outside of Santa Fe, NM. Boondocking is maybe the coolest thing we’ve ever done. We started our family... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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Last night we found ourselves in Winslow AZ, of course we played “Take It Easy” as we drove through town! We found a GREAT dispersed camping site just outside Winslow that is connected to a city maintained day park (right by a River with swimming and fishing. Where we stayed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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This was our first National Park on our trip! Arizona is HOT…at 8am it was already in the 90’s with the high expected to be around 104 today. The park opened at 9am and we were there by 9:15. We wanted to beat the heat…but didn’t really! The park itself... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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Our first night of boondocking was a success. We are using the website: Freecamping.net to locate dispersed sites around the areas we want to stop in. The site we found last night was not on their list, but close (We added it on the site!!!) We were cursing along I10,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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BROTHERS! Enjoying some time before we leave Chris and Isabel's! Our lunch stop on I10 (Above) Kids enjoying Lunch (Below: Toby, Keighley, Isaac, Noah from left to right) GROUPIE (no selfies for us...whole group shots only :) Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
After three AMAZING days with Chris and Isabel; where we were spoiled like crazy… we are headed to our first National Park destination. Staying with Chris and Isabel gave us a chance to make sure our rig was set for the rest of our journey… the plugs out test did... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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Many have asked where we're going. Here y' go! Check out our route at routexl.com, a very cool site that allows you to plan a route super easily! Click on the image to see the site with all the details... It's all very tentative and freeform; we're happy to roll... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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Our Plugs-Out Test was a success! Months of planning, designing, production, and preparation have come, nearly, to an end. This weekend was our Plugs-Out Test. This is a phrase borrowed from the NASA Apollo program where the final test for launch was conducted with all of the tethers, wires, and... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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Thanks for stopping by to have a look! Click here to see the "Why Travel When You Can Live There?" Series on Amazon... As well as a handful of other books by the same author. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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So begins the build of our new camper for this year's trip: The challenge has always been to build accommodations for six people that folds up to fit on a tiny 4x8 trailer. This year's model will be a tent trailer. The frame will be entirely constructed of steel which... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
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The new year has dawned and plans for Why Travel When you Can Live There? USA are underway! This is a book project, the 5th in the Why Travel series (see the others here), put together for the G6 that will take us around the entire continental United States to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Why Travel When You Can Live There
I love it!
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2011 on un | predictable at rya'n'daphne
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Now THAT's living! It reminds me so much of Thailand!
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2011 on New Place at rya'n'daphne
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Oh My Goodness! Best running commentary on a photo ever! A picture is worth a thousand words, or in this case 1088!
Toggle Commented Oct 4, 2010 on What We Do On Weekends at rya'n'daphne
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