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Trip Goals & Lessons Learned

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When we started this trip, we wrote down some of the goals we had for these six months. We’ve mentioned several of these before as reasons for leaving the DC area, but others are simply things we wanted to make sure we did while on the road. So how are we doing? In no particular…

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The Importance of Rest Days

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Although we’ve been seeing a lot and trying to be pretty active on this trip in order to make the most of it, there’s a lot to be said for taking rest days as well. Since we’ve posted so much about what we’ve been doing when we are out and about, we thought we’d also…

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Current Stats (Volume 4)

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Our last stats update took us through Wyoming. This one now includes the trip through Leavenworth, WA. States: 16 (Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Washington), another 2 we were close enough to see but did not enter (Nebraska, Kansas)  Miles Traveled: 9,700…

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Counting Our Blessings

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Of course this entire trip has been a giant blessing, one that we are appreciating very much and are definitely not taking for granted. Like we’ve said before, we felt like it was time to leave the DC area and move, including taking this time off for all the reasons we described. We definitely felt…

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Stats from WY

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Another periodic stats update: States: 13 (Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming), another 2 we were close enough to see but did not enter (Nebraska, Kansas) Miles Traveled: 5,500 (8,851 km) Approximate Highest Elevation Reached: 10,450 ft (3,185 m) – Rendezvous Peak, Jackson Hole Aerial…

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More Stats

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Here is an update on the stats for our trip so far. We’ve found a new cheapest gas price (hooray!), significantly increased our highest elevation, and got a good amount of additional hiking in! We’ve also noticed that wedding season has started, as we’ve run across 4 so far. States: 12 (Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia,…

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Stats

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Here are some stats for our trip so far: States: 12 (Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota), another 2 we were close enough to see but did not enter (Nebraska, Kansas) Approximate Miles Traveled: 3,500 (since the oil change during the week before we left) Cheapest…

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Blogging

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When we’re lucky, we’ll have WiFi directly in some of the campsites where we’ll be staying, but that hasn’t been the case since we left our friends’ house in IN. So, here we were setting up some posts from the last few days from a nearby lodge. It was quite comfy and convenient sitting there…

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RV Cooking 1

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Cooking in our RV really isn’t all that different from cooking at home. We have a microwave, a three burner stove top, and a small oven. We are able to prep things over the stove top on a wooden cutting board we can lay over the top, on the cutting board that covers half of…

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We’ve hit the road!

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After months of preparation we are now on the road. We are so thrilled to have kick started our adventure. And here is the perfect place to again thank everyone for their support as we planned for this get-away. The response we received from friends, family, and coworkers was overwhelmingly positive and we are so…

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