Tagged: Road trip

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The Sourtoe Cocktail Experience in Dawson City

Start cleansing your palate, my trendy libation lovers. There’s a new drink in town. Introducing: the Sourtoe Cocktail! The cocktail du jour of the Yukon Territory. Sorry, a what?? What exactly is in that? Glad you asked. It’s NOT a regular cocktail. In fact, you can get your...

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Photos of Slab City, California

Words are probably insufficient to adequately describe the wonder known as the “Last Free Place on Earth,” so here are some photos of Slab City, California. For a bit of the history and my personal experience at the Slabs, you can click here for my attempt...

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Adventures in Sedona, Arizona

I’d been meaning to do a weekend trip up to Sedona, Arizona for the entire two months I was in the Phoenix area, but THIS HAPPENED, so Sedona didn’t happen. So, even though it added extra drive time and I’ve totally back tracked at this...

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Hot Air in Lake Havasu II

Day two of the festival proved to be better than day one. And not because I was less tired. Cause, man, when that alarm went off, I wanted to kill someone. Or die. Or both. I was not ready for the day. But alas, the...

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Hot Air Balloons in Lake Havasu

I’m super excited on the inside, but man my body is tired right now. Yesterday was my last day at work for the holiday season, and I have so many adventures planned for this week. So this morning I packed everything into my car super early,...

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Arkansas!!

I made it to Arkansas today!!! Woot woot! Go me. Okay, that might not sound like the biggest deal in the world, but it was my 50th state! That’s it: I’m officially done. Except, ya know, I’m in Arkansas and that’s not exactly the place...

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Downtime in DC

Decided Saturday night / last minute to take my new friend Emily up on her offer to visit DC.  I had already trekked back to West Virginia (state 48!) for Bridge Day, so it was only a few more hours to the nation’s capital. Although...

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A Stop at Greenbrier Hotel, West Virginia

  The Greenbrier Hotel, WV I was driving through West Virginia today. There’s usually a lot of driving on road trips. I passed a sign that said, Greenbrier Hotel, Next Exit. And something jogged in my memory. Someone had said something to me about that. Or...

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It’s Bridge Day in West Virginia!

…and around the world, I suppose. But these West Virginia people are on their A-game when it comes to bridges, because as we all know, the longest arch bridge in the western hemisphere is in West Virginia. Okay, probably nobody knows that. And honestly, I...

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Frank Pepe’s Pizza

I camped in Connecticut last night at another state park. State parks have really been bailing me out recently, but also why are they so dang expensive? Either way, I hit the road heading toward Lancaster to see the Amish, but these east coast states...