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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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What can happen to your camera in the rain

We take lots and lots of photos as we travel, and our cameras may be our most essential travel “tools”.  We also take them for granted.  When we hiked in blowing sand in Nevada or pouring rain in Iceland, we … Continue reading

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CT in 3 acts

We generally choose travel destinations for their potential.  How wrong can we go visiting a national park, the seashore, or a great museum?  On occasion, we steer our trip route to visit family or friends.  On those visits, our pace … Continue reading

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Travel plans for what to do? Not much.

We have our travel destinations planned out for a year in advance, but, if you ask us what we plan to do while we’re at most of them, we don’t have a clue.  We had booked our next stop at … Continue reading

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Maine

We love the state of Maine – enough to have lived there many years ago when we were both teachers. We didn’t live near the coast but in the northern woods on the Kennebec River near the small town of … Continue reading

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Travel through a fog

A year before our road trip across the US and Canada, we started selecting destinations that we really wanted to see as we worked our way from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Bet you’d be surprised that little Amherst Island … Continue reading

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Variations on a Theme

We often take an evening walk, and, when we travel, the scenery on our walks varies a lot.  Some nights what we see is frankly a bit boring, but other nights (like the one in Minnesota’s Grand Marais) it’s pure … Continue reading

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