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Archeology & Nature

January 5 – 10, 2023. When we left San Miguel de Allende we had one more stop in the state of Guanajuato, the ruins of a pre-Hispanic settlement called La Cañada de la Virgin. Of all of the attractions in…

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On the road again to Mexico

December 7 – 17, 2022. When you tell people you are going to Mexico you get all kinds of reactions. Our favorite is “How exciting!” But there are also those whose first thought is to give you warning, “Be careful,”…

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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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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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Life by the Water in Baja Sur

February 18 – March 10, 2022, Baja California Sur, Mexico. I love beach-hopping. A few years back we spent a month doing just that in Texas. Despite the bad weather, I thought it was a fabulous journey. There seems to…

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Corps of Discovery on the Missouri River

We love paddling. From rowing our dinghy Fever in the Bahamas to kayaking in our inflatable, Pirogue Bleue, we’ve paddled a lot. We’ve even paddled against the current of the Missouri River… for about ten minutes. We got tired of…

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Stuff in between National Parks

August 1 – 6, 2020. Often times after big events like visiting major National Parks we need to do something a bit more relaxing like kayaking and looking for birds. Actually, we are always looking for birds and other wildlife…

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Yellowstone National Park

July 4 & July 22 – July 30, 2020. One thing I found rather curious about Yellowstone National Park is how many people I saw fishing. I imagine someone’s significant other coming home and saying, “Honey I just booked us…

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Time Travel Along the Snake River

It was summer, 1849. When we left Independence, Missouri months earlier our wagon was loaded with 2495 pounds of gear and supplies including five barrels of flour, 600 lbs of bacon, 100 lbs of coffee, three rifles, and three pistols….

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Wandering to the Sierra Gorda

February 21 – 25, 2019. We didn’t have a plan after the city of Guanajuato except to head east before we started making our way back northwest to the US. I looked at my Mexico map and considered where we…

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