Tag: Wildlife

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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