Category: Travel On The Dirt

Vancouver Island Provincial Parks

June 6 – June 17, 2022, Vancouver Island, BC. Vancouver Island has a lot of parks. According to information I found on the web there are 128 Provincial Parks (this includes Marine Provincial Parks and a few Ecological Reserves but…

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Victoria

June 3 & 4, 2022, Victoria, British Columbia. If you have been following along you probably know that in June we took a vehicle ferry to Vancouver Island. Our first stop was Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. What can…

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Our Route to Alaska

June 3 – July 6, 2022. There are lots of ways to get to Alaska. One of the most popular is to drive to Prince George, British Columbia in Canada, and then drive east on to Dawson Creek, BC. This…

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Nomad Life & Expenses June 2022

We made it to Alaska! We took an unconventional route to get here. After leaving our friends, Doug and Jackie, in Seattle on June 2nd we drove to Port Angeles in the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State and took a…

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Redwoods

May 18 –  21, 2022, California. I wasn’t immediately bowled over by the Redwoods. I remember learning about the Redwoods as a child and being a bit mystified by them. Giant trees! I was eager to see these goliaths. But…

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The Lost Coast Trail

May 15 – 17, 2022, California. King Range NCA first appeared on my radar a few years ago when I was planning a trip up the California. I was looking for free or cheap places to camp and wasn’t coming…

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The Lunchbox Museum

May 10, 2022, Nice California. It is always fun to have friends with cool connections. When we were visiting our friends Tom and Beth in Lake County, California we found out that they were good friends with the owners of…

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Big Sur

May 1 – May 5, 2022. Big Sur wasn’t on my radar at all until we started traveling across the US. That’s when I started reading about it in van life groups. I was intrigued even though I wasn’t really…

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Channel Islands National Park

April 27, 2022. Channel Islands National Park is free to visit, and has stunning views, super cute wildlife, and endemic species that you won’t see anywhere else in the world. Yet they are one of the 25% of least visited…

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Nomad Life April 2022

April was all about getting ready to travel north – to Alaska! Our first task was to sell El Burro. Things between Greg and I went really well during our two months in Mexico so while we were there we…

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