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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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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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The Redwoods say no to camping, yes to mining?

My first attempt to pull off the side of the road and sleep in my van was thwarted right after dusk. The ranger told me that even though I had found a spot with no redwoods, I was indeed still … Continue reading

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Back to the Humboldt Redwoods

As I moved deeper into Humboldt, the Redwood forests thickened and became even more magnificent.  All the same, I knew these woods already, and camping roadside can get tricky, so I didn’t spend a lot of time here.

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Heading south via Indian Island

The road beckons, it is time to move on.  I entered the Samoa region via Arcata, drove all the way through, and exited via Indian Island towards Eureka.  Indian Island doesn’t have a great history, as it was where the 1860 Wiyot Massacre occurred.  These days … Continue reading

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Nature and Misc Photos

From the areas surrounding Samoa…  

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Elk, meet elf. Elf, meet elk.

One of my favorite parts of this drive is the region around Elk Meadows; the beautiful animals are nearly always sure to be seen. I admit to usually not staying in my car (as a woodland creature I really shouldn’t … Continue reading

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