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Kenai Peninsula Part 1: Glaciers

July 27 – 31, 2022. Finally, our van was fixed and we were ready to seriously start exploring Alaska. But where to go first? Many of Alaska’s roads that take you to the sights are out and back – dead…

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Finally Alaska! Sled Dogs & a Gold Mine

July 6 – 25, 2022. We limped into Alaska. Our power steering leak was getting worse and we had to stop frequently to top off the reservoir. When we arrived in our first Alaskan city, Tok, we looked into getting…

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The Alaska Highway

July 3 – 6 & September 3 – 7. After the Canada Day Parade, we left Stewart, BC, and continued our travels north to the Alaska Highway. Once we reached the highway we could have headed west and made a…

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Nomad Life & Expenses October 2022

October was filled with friends, family, and a few costumes! I started out the month house-sitting for Jasmine by myself in Cabbagetown while Greg drove Ballena Blanca to North Carolina to see his parents. While in North Carolina Greg managed…

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Lava, Glaciers, and a Parade

June 28 – July 1, 2022. We finally felt like we were making headway to Alaska after we left Vancouver Island and disembarked from the BC Ferry. But of course, we still couldn’t resist taking a few detours along the…

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Nomad Life & Expenses September 2022

On September 1st Greg and I woke up at the Arctic Circle. It would be our last full day in Alaska. We drove into Fairbanks, shared a $4.75 hot shower, and drove out of town to find a good spot…

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Cormorant & Malcolm Islands

June 20 – 23, 2022. One of the cool things about being a nomad is meeting other nomads from all sorts of places. It is always fun to converge with them on the road. But sometimes our nomad friends have…

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Duncan & Nanaimo

June 5 & June 13 -14, 2022. Today we are rolling the clock back to June to tell you more about our trip around Vancouver Island. In previous posts, I wrote about visiting British Columbia’s amazing capital city, Victoria, and…

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Nomad Life & Expenses August 2022

We spent the entire month of August in Alaska. After resolving the issue with our power steering fluid hose at the end of July we were free to roam around and explore. We found lots of wonderful things and had…

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Nomad Life & Expenses July 2022

The problem was getting worse. We had made it to Alaska. Passed through customs without a hitch. Then stopped to refill our power steering fluid reservoir and headed for the nearest town. Right before we entered Tok, we pulled off…

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