The snow was drifting across the road in an almost complete whiteout as we neared the top of the pass. All of a sudden the rear tires began to lose traction and we slowly slide sideways towards the edge. That winter day in 1976 the road conditions were less then ideal as we attempted to summit Trutch Mt in British […]Read more "30 Below In A Bus"
It has been several months since we last posted as life has been very busy. The Zephyr is parked for the summer at Basecamp and we are all enjoying the mild summer weather in our favorite place, Alaska. Even though the big dogs love to travel, they have been enjoying being at home, racing through […]Read more "FARTHER"
After 13,000 miles and 7 months of wandering the back roads of 17 different States and 6 Canadian Provinces, we finally turn north towards our home in Alaska. Off and on we had also spent over 3 months camped in my mom’s backyard hanging with her and helping with needed maintenance around her home. Once departing SoCal we were […]Read more "Exploring The Dry Side"
We again find ourselves camped along the shores of California’s Salton Sea. There is something about this place that draws us here. I am not sure if it is the stark harsh environment, the incredible amount of diverse bird life or its unique history with Southern California, it is not like any other place we know. […]Read more "This Could Go On Forever"
The skies had cleared, January was over and our world now looked very different. Living in Alaska for over 40 years has refined our appreciation of wide open spaces and clear blue skies. After spending all of January camped in SoCal in my mom’s backyard, the home of the intense paced lifestyle, we decide it is […]Read more "Clear Blue Skies"
For 3 months we drifted across the heartland of Canada and down through the midwestern states of America. We visited many new places, ate some unusual and delicious foods and met some super friendly people. 2017 had been a great year for us. It wasn’t until late December as we crossed the Arizona / California border that […]Read more "fire, flu, flood and bloat"
“Never before have we had so little time in which to do so much” Franklin Delanor Roosevelt The story of the Blues in Mississippi and Louisiana is an amazing tale and if one really makes an effort to delve into its rich history one must have time to spare. In our last post we began our journey […]Read more "Still Got The Blues"