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Winter Island Maritime Park – Salem, Massachusetts (Part Two) – September 19 – 23, 2023

After walking 5 1/2 miles through Salem on Wednesday, we were pretty tired BUT we made sure we were up, had breakfast, were dressed and down at the Salem train station by 8:30 Thursday morning for the 45 minute ride into Boston. Lots and lots of commuters heading to work and school meant we ended […]

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Winter Island Maritime Park – Salem, Massachusetts (Part One) – September 19 – 23, 2023

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 we left Bass Harbor early so that we could get back to the Holden, Maine area and get our two new trailer tires from the Goodyear dealer. The good folks there were ready and waiting for us. We were in and out in about 45 minutes and on the road to

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Holden Family Campground in Holden, Maine – Hurricane Lee – September 15 – 17, 2023

We arrived at the Holden Family Campground in Holden, just outside of Bangor, on Friday afternoon around 4:30 pm after evacuating from Lubec, Maine and the landfall of Hurricane Lee. We found our site and got ready to set up. Discovered one of Nomad’s tires had gone flat as we pulled into the campground or

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San Jon, NM and Black Kettle Campground, OK – September 24 – October 2, 2022

On Saturday, September 24, 2022 we left the Cochiti Lake Recreation Center in New Mexico and drove 218 miles east to San Jon, New Mexico for a one-night stay at a county park on our way to Black Kettle Campground in the grasslands of Oklahoma. San Jon was a nice little county park that allowed

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Milk River, Alberta – August 5-6

Friday and Saturday, August 5th and 6th were pretty quiet days for us. We took Bella for a walk over to the Milk River Travel Information Centre which has been closed and remains closed. They had some nice dog-walking areas and a full-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex sculpture. Dinosaur fossils have been unearthed across the entire Milk

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Under Eight Flags – Milk River, Alberta – August 3

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 we left the wonderful town of Vulcan, Alberta and drove 181 kilometers (112 miles) south to Milk River, Alberta. This would be our last location staying in Canada before crossing back into the Lower 48 a few days later. We first crossed into Canada 2 months earlier on June 4, 2022

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Leaving Whitecourt -New Tires – Irricana, Alberta – July 28 – 31

As you might have guessed, we were on time for our 9 am appointment for new Goodyear Endurance tires on Thursday, July 28th, but our tires were not. The woman at the counter said the tires were on their way and were supposed to be there within an hour, brought by a Rouseneaux truck. We

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Alaska – Day Twenty-nine – Glacier View Park in Valdez, Alaska

Thursday, July 14 we did some laundry in town and then took a drive down the road from the park where we were staying. We could see a glacier from the turnoff into our campground, so Cindy wanted to drive down the road and see how close we could get to it. It turned out

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