Category Archives: travel

Here is a drone video of the solar boat I am crew on traversing Canal Lake, in the Trent-Severn canals of Ontario, Canada. We are well over halfway to being the first solar boat to complete the Great Loop of … Continue reading

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I have given up trying to play catchup for now, but here is an update: I reached Middletown, California only to find the Vanagon having some problems (ended up being the harmonic balancer, which caused other issues as well). Fortunately … Continue reading

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Bird photos from Mendocino

I like birds….

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Hwy 101/1 crumbles, and welcomes travelers

Hwy 101 and Hwy 1, the Pacific Coast highways, have been falling apart lately.  I was told, before coming, that multiple parts had collapsed and there was no way through without detour; I came anyway…. gotta see for myself. Turns … Continue reading

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Cows & a drive not to be missed

Whenever I have made the Hwy 101 to Hwy 1 drive along the magnificent Pacific Ocean, I run into this place that is… simply magical.  The first time I came through, there were cows all over the (very curvy) coastal … Continue reading

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Goodbye Redwoods, hello Westport

From Trinity through Humboldt; the Redwoods stretch across an impressive span.  I finally exit, and find myself in a tiny little town by the name of Westport.  Cute, no?

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Tourist traps: Liggett’s “World Famous Tree” and DUCKS!

When I travel, I occasionally will stop at roadside attractions/tourist traps; just because.  As I traveled through all of Northern California’s Redwoods, I saw multiple big/giant/humongous tress and 3 or 4 different “world famous drive thru” trees (as advertised). As … Continue reading

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