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Florida and to the beyond (Day 4 – 9)

Theres not a lot to say about the drive from Raleigh to Naples besides it was long. Oh so very long. Not that there wasn’t scenery worth seeing but the problem was that you couldn’t see any of it. From the moment we started the car at 9:30 in the morning in North Carolina until… Continue reading Florida and to the beyond (Day 4 – 9)

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Upper Peninsula (Dec 16 – Jan 2nd)

Only three more hours left and we could kick back and relax from being on the road non-stop for the first couple weeks. Before Bia could wake up we kicked off with the sky still completely black but an urgent final stretch before true rest. Expecting snow as the Upper Peninsula is known to have… Continue reading Upper Peninsula (Dec 16 – Jan 2nd)

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Portland, Oregon (Day 8 & 9)

Northern California was hilly and mountainous which continued into Oregon. The only difference was hitting dusk and instead of scenery and dry roads we were gifted sleet and reflected sharp turn signs. Incline then decline, we took is easy with visibility low with our true first testament towards the ability of the new tires we… Continue reading Portland, Oregon (Day 8 & 9)

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Yosemite National Park (Day 7)

University Square Hotel was what seemed to be a slightly modified old dormitory repurposed but with few updates. There was a weathered printed paper sign posted next to the check-in, “This is not a 5 star hotel, if you are not happy with your accommodations get full refund within 45 minutes of check-in.” The front… Continue reading Yosemite National Park (Day 7)

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Sequoia National Park (Day 6)

  Just fifteen miles outside of Vegas was an artistic development Seven Magic Mountains, seven stone cairns about 25 feet tall halfway between Jean Dry Lake and the bustling Vegas energy. We had missed it going in so made it a point to drop by before really setting off towards Sequoia. Painted of bright neon,… Continue reading Sequoia National Park (Day 6)