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Traveling Blue Highways in Wyoming

The Day Started Well Enough – Yippee! Our new sleeping pads are great; they helped immensely! Now we can camp without pain upon waking. Plus, since they are self-inflating, we just unroll them, open the knob, air gets in, and in about seven minutes they are full. Close the knob, and we’re ready for bed. …

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A Roaming Duo Tackles Idaho

It Worked! Our tent didn’t get wet, and neither did we, at least until we began packing up. We were soaked from the hips down by the time we drove off. I like to get going in the morning, but Jim needs his coffee first. He fired up our little stove, well before dawn, and …

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Rain Chasing Us Across Oregon

Our Route to Colorado?  We decided to go through central Oregon and over the Cascade Mountains to Idaho. We had been in northern, southern and western parts of Oregon, but never to the east.  This way we could take in all the mountains, forests, rivers and towns along Hwy 20 and beyond. The other name …

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Camping Under the Tree of Heaven

Day Two of our Trip – from California to Central Oregon. Glad to say our first time sleeping in the tent on the ground went okay. We were just a bit stiff upon waking, but who isn’t at this age! 

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A Roaming Duo Leaving Los… Angeles

Goodbye, Southern California – We spent our last week in Los Angeles at a hotel, close to our storage unit as we still had a lot to figure out. The cooler was massive, needed to be accessible, and once full, completely immovable. That added some complication to the packing. The car would be full and weighed …

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