Time Warp

If you think we have a lock on wild scenic country in the west, think again. Here we are in the middle of Kentucky, a half days drive by freeway to places like Cincinnati, Louisville and Memphis . Yet we are caught in a time warp. Our campground in Mammoth Caves National Park has no electricity, no water, no cell phone coverage, no cable TV and no WiFi. Read More »

On Vacation

How can you take a vacation from a full time vacation of traveling around our great nation? Read More »

Mitchell Caverns:

Today we joined some friends and toured Mitchell Caverns and the Mojave National Preserve a little east of Needles California. Ed and Sarah are good friends from Portland Oregon. They have traveled to the area to visit Ed’s sister Jo, for Thanksgiving and they all came to Needles to meet with us and do a little spelunking. We drove up onto the Providence Mountains in time to catch the 10 am tour through the Tecopa and El Pakiva caves.

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Give a Hoot

We have started migrating this week. We are getting into the so called “Big Bend” portion of Texas. We stopped off and visited the Caverns of Sonora and we were quite surprised at how different these caverns are when compared to Oregon Caves and Carlsbad Caverns that we also visited in the last year. Read More »

Home to Oregon:

Yes it is wonderful returning to your home state after traveling around Canada and the USA for nearly a year. Now we are not back in Scappoose, but we are slowly working our way up the Oregon coast. Read More »

The Vulture:

This blog is brought to you by Peggy, Ray, Judy and Gary. We have traveled to the western middle part of Arizona to Wickenberg and joined up with Peggy and Ray Derrick. This is the story of our visit to the historic Vulture Gold Mine near Wickenberg Arizona. Read More »

Off the Wall:

We have been out of touch for several days. No internet in the western half of Texas. Now we are in Deming, New Mexico at an Escapee’s Park. Read More »