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Nomad Life & Expenses December 2022

December was a mix of good and bad. It was a big month that started out in San Antonio, Texas, and finished in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. Computer Problems in San Antonio… Our month started off in San…

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The Dalton Highway

August 25 – September 1, 2022 It was late August and almost time for us to leave Alaska and start heading south. But I had one more place I wanted to go. To Deadhorse, north of the Arctic Circle, 415…

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Denali National Park

Alaska is home to many mountains. We’ve already posted about the Kenai and Chugach mountains, and the Wrangell and Saint Elias chains. Our next stop was the Alaska range, which forms a 600-mile-long arch north of all these. The tallest…

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Valdez

August 13 – 16, 2022. After McCarthy and Wrangell-St Elias, we drove to Valdez. Like us, you may be most familiar with the name Valdez from the oil spill in Alaska. In 1989 a supertanker, the Exxon Valdez, left the…

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McCarthy & Wrangell-St. Elias

August 11 & 12. After watching the surfers on the Bore tide it was time to leave the Anchorage area again and head to new adventures. We had two destinations in mind that were roughly in the same direction, Valdez…

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Nomad Life & Expenses November 2022

We spent almost the whole month of November in Austin, Texas house-sitting. I needed some more time to continue to catch up on the blog before we started really traveling again. We also had a few van projects and needed…

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Surf Alaska!

August 10, 2022. I’m sure that surfing isn’t the first thing that pops into your mind when you think of Alaska. And while even in the summer it may be a bit cool for cutoffs and huarache sandals, there is…

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Kenai Peninsula Part 2

August 1 – 8, 2022 Alaska is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Opportunities abound to observe wildlife in their natural habitat and witness natural wonders. For a lot of money, there are tours and guides available to help you have a singular…

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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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