Monthly Archives: July 2016

BY THE NUMBERS; Preparing for Long Term Travel

BY THE NUMBERS; Preparing for Long-Term Travel:

There’s a lot of things you never thought about when planning to travel indefinitely and without a home base instead of going on a three-week vacation.  This post is about how we prepared for long term travel.  Other travelers might take different things or go to different places and the “blogroll” in the sidebar of our home page has links to some excellent travel blogs that describe how they prepared.  But for us, the first step for planning long term travel was making an honest assessment of our travel style and resources. Continue reading

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Travels 2016

ON THE ROAD: Starting off the Journey, May – June 2016:

After this introduction, our travel posts are arranged chronologically and by distinct parts (Part One; Puerto Vallarta Mexico, Part Two; Western States Road Trip, etc.).  We’ll update this page throughout 2016 with new Parts as we travel through different regions.   But first, our introduction followed by a table of contents so you can scroll down to the posts you’re interested in: Continue reading

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June 2016; Monthly Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter; June 2016:


We spent June road-tripping across the western United States in our old 1993 Oldsmobile.  That was an adventure in itself which we’ll soon report on in our Trip Reports.  As for imagining; the long days and nights camping in the mountains or staying in small-town budget hotels gave us lots of time for that. Continue reading

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