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  • Bear Country!

    Bear Country!

    A great deal of our planning conversations leading up to our Alaskan adventures involved at least some talk of bear...

    12.21.2016
  • North Cascades NP:  A hidden gem

    North Cascades NP: A hidden...

    While touring the Newhalem Visitor Center in Washington’s North Cascades National Park, I learned of a town on th...

    12.21.2016
  • Punkin Chunkin

    Punkin Chunkin

    It’s hard to describe World Championship Punkin Chunkin if you haven’t seen it. Picture, if you can, pumpkins f...

    12.21.2016
  • Lake Chelan, Washington

    Lake Chelan, Washington

    The Methow Valley region of Washington State was once known for some of the best apples in the nation.  Still toda...

    12.21.2016
  • Downpours and Flounder in Alaska

    Downpours and Flounder in Al...

    Homer definitely ranks in the top 5 places we visited in AK.  The scenery is phenomenal and the ocean is an endles...

    12.14.2016
  • A Via Goes to Australia

    A Via Goes to Australia

    Allow me to introduce myself, I am Craig and I am fortunate to be retired, single and loving every day exploring Au...

    11.21.2016
  • Hiking with Kayaks in Alaska

    Hiking with Kayaks in Alaska

    Staring out at the early morning flurry of activity moving about in the harbor in Homer, AK, I couldn’t help...

    11.06.2016
  • An RV at the Water’s Edge

    An RV at the Water’s E...

    After all the ports of call I have visited in my travels, nothing captivates me like a vessel under sail. In fact,...

    11.06.2016
  • Two Phenomenal Bike Rides

    Two Phenomenal Bike Rides

    One unintended surprise of the early summer purchase of our Specialized Turbo S e-bikes is that suddenly every RV a...

    10.01.2016
  • Salmon Fishing in Alaska

    Salmon Fishing in Alaska

    Our first destination in Alaska was Valdez, and was purely exploratory in nature – in fact the only thing I a...

    10.01.2016
  • How to Find Free (or Almost Free) Camping

    How to Find Free (or Almost...

    When you full-time RV during your twenties, saving money on expenses is almost as important as exploring awesome pl...

    09.20.2016
  • The River of No Return

    The River of No Return

    I started a river trip tale and, along the way, a culinary story broke out. Unlike the explorers of centuries ago w...

    09.16.2016