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Hawaiian Camping

One of our cheapest and most fun trips was a week we spent camping with two of our closest friends on the beach on the North Shore of Oahu. I am not really sure why, but we got a lot of blank stares and “you’re crazy” comments when we told people we were going camping in Hawaii, but we figured ...

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The Far North

Chapter Three of our Alaska Adventure! We were at the halfway point of our month long journey from our home in Oakhurst, CA. We had driven the Alaska Highway and toured the Kenai Peninsula. Now we were headed North. We were camping in our car, an old Toyota 4-Runner. During the past 8 days, we traveled around the Southern part ...

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Alaska and the Kenai Peninsula

We had traveled almost 3000 miles from our home in Oakhurst, CA in an old Toyota 4-Runner, which we had converted into our home on wheels, but we made it! We were officially in Alaska! We crossed the border at about 10:30 that morning and came into the town of Tok at 1:00 in the afternoon. We stopped at the ...

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An Excellent Weekend Road Trip!

Visit America’s Newest National Park The Pinnacles National Monument, now called The Pinnacles National Park, was just signed into law as America’s 59th National Park. The bill was sent from Congress and signed by Mr. Obama on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. The Park is located in the Coast Ranges near Hollister, CA. Theodore Roosevelt first designated this Park a National ...

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Alaska Or Bust!

“Anchorage 3067 miles ahead”, or at least that is what our GPS informed us when we pulled out of our driveway on a warm September afternoon. As we drove through Ahwahnee, my husband pulled out the mp3 player and surprised me with one of the new songs he downloaded for our journey. “North to Alaska. They’re goin’ North, the rush ...

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