Baatar Hero To Boulder

25.05.2010 in Uncategorized

Baatar Hero to Boulder from Baatar Hero on Vimeo. Music: El Carnicero Photo set available on Flickr Last weekend I reported that, in addition to having just purchased our first vehicle, we were off to Boulder, CO for Afternoon Tea with The Adventurists. With the…

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48 Hours in the Life of Baatar Hero

15.05.2010 in Uncategorized

Wow, the last few days have been a whirlwind of Baatar Hero activity. Thursday morning: We purchased our first car! eBay Motors UK and a few international phone calls later, and we are now the proud owners of a 2003 Fiat Punto Active 1.2 liter…

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Seattle To Albuquerque Round Trip By The Numbers

03.09.2009 in Uncategorized

So here is a breakdown of how well we did gas-wise on the trip. Seattle to Albuquerque, including driving around Yellowstone, was 2063.4 miles. Albuquerque to Seattle, via the Grand Canyon, was 1777.7 miles. Total distance round trip was 3841.1 miles. We made 14 stops…

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Sunrise in Big Sky Country

26.08.2009 in Uncategorized

There was a twilight zone moment early this morning when we stopped at the 3rd identical Montana rest stop after several hundred miles of identical stretches of road, when I wondered if we were actually making progress, or just rolling along a treadmill in the…

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2am In Missoula

26.08.2009 in Uncategorized

All’s quiet here… Making decent time. “Premium” gas here is 91 octane… strange. — mobile mail sent via phone


Great American Road Trip

28.05.2009 in Uncategorized

Plans for an ambitious road trip around the American West late this summer are coming together.  The impetus for this trip is that my cousin is getting married in Albuquerque at the end of August.  Given that there doesn’t seem to be a direct flight…

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