Down in Baja

Down, Down in Baja

22.10.2015 in Locale, People

Memo’s life resembles the plot of a Steven Soderbergh film… only this film doesn’t star George Clooney, Brad Pitt, or Matt Damon. The star of this film is a short, round, boisterous Mexican hotel valet manager named Guillermo, but like all his friends you can…

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Bristlecone Pines – Weathered but Beautiful

01.10.2015 in Locale

This kind of overland travel is a way of life and I’m solidly thrilled and grateful to have to opportunity to go on this adventure.  Thank you to all the wonderful people in my life who provided support during the planning phase of this trip.  They know…

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Passport In Hand

12.07.2010 in Uncategorized

All of our passports came back from the visa agency finally! Just in time for Tom and I to leave on Saturday. Picked up my IDP last week too.  Beautiful aren’t they? Totally ready for some multi-continental motoring adventure!

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Going To Mongolia

16.10.2009 in Uncategorized

I have mentioned in previous posts about our interest in traveling to Mongolia next. Well, we are excited to announce that we now have a plan to get there. Next summer we are going on the Mongol Rally! The Mongol Rally is a 10,000 mile…

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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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Long Way Home

01.09.2009 in Uncategorized

Woke up at the crack of dawn this morning and left Salt Lake City, destination: Home (Seattle).  Fourteen and a half hours later we pulled into our driveway.  About half way through the drive Kim offered to relieve me, and I was still feeling pretty…

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Arizona And Utah

31.08.2009 in Uncategorized

We shouldn’t have expected less than a wedding ceremony on a stage from two entertainers.  My cousin, a professional magician, was married at the Wool Warehouse in Albuquerque where we had a great time at the reception afterward.  Congrats Danny & Stacey! The following morning…

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At A Gallup

30.08.2009 in Uncategorized

Gallup, NM On our way to Meteor Crater and then the Grand Canyon — mobile mail sent via phone

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