Observations and Discoveries as Travelling Newbies

-Cruise control is a lifesaver
-Our backs and legs tell us that 500 miles of driving per day is our maximum
-Rest stops in Arizona are much nicer than in New Mexico
-Always carry power adapters from 20-50 amps to cover all bases at campsites
-Find your place to camp before it gets dark (more planning needed in the winter)
-Search out free wifi spots so you can write and upload your blog
-Wide open land provides for longer dawn and dusk times and spectacular sunsets
-There are long stretches in the west with nothing but trucks, cattle and trains
-Take advantage of podcasts and books on tape using a Bluetooth speaker
-Roll with the punches…it creates unexpected adventure

 

4 thoughts on “Observations and Discoveries as Travelling Newbies

  1. Julie and Stephen, since you have all the time in the world, instead of driving 500 miles a day, take time to smell the roses and get out and walk in the desert or a city park. Some of the little towns are charming and have drug stores that serve strawberry milkshakes and the people are charming.

    response from an old 90 year old auntie

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  2. Nice to see your blog, Julie! We’ve thought about you two, many times. It’s fun to ‘travel’ along as you write. Say hi to Stephen ☺

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