Category Archives: US – miscellaneous

A trip in free fall 

We thought of ourselves as serious travelers.  So what could be simpler than a 3-night, late summer get-away on the Delaware shore? We reserved a walk-in camping site at Cape Henlopen State Park months earlier but were so busy in … Continue reading

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The (almost) last destination

How do we top 6.5 years of travel in the U.S. and around the world (twice!)?  We probably can’t. Our years of travel will always be one of the best periods in our life, but we always like to look … Continue reading

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Travel expectations

We like to think we keep our travel expectations moderately realistic.  We fall somewhere between those who hope for nothing more than a relaxing get away and those leaving nothing to chance with a too-long checklist of sites and restaurants … Continue reading

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How two eager, but weak, birdwatchers fared at “The Biggest Week in American Birding”

We admit it: we love to watch birds.  We also admit that we are not good at the whole thing. For us, the hardest birds to identify have always been warblers. So, what better challenge than to head for the … Continue reading

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When everything comes together…

Cloudy skies and a not-so-great AirBnB on Tybee Island, Georgia threatened our plan for a lovely seaside stay.  We decided to escape to the beach.  When we headed off for a walk, it was cool, and the grey sky showed … Continue reading

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What is in between the Pacific and the Atlantic?

We usually hug the coasts, but it was time to expand our horizons to see what was in between.   ..and that is the condensed version of a 5-month road trip from the Pacific to the Atlantic.   December 2018

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The road trip’s best of the best

In this time of thanksgiving we reflected on our latest five-month road trip across the US and Canada and celebrated all the wonders and hospitality we received along the way. When we started planning the road trip it looked so … Continue reading

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