This trip was too short but we did get to spend time with friends and family. On top of that I got to cross another state off my list! This is not a state I expected to be able to check off so soon, partly due to the distance. Nebraska was a lot of corn
Tag: Road Trip
2021, the world’s second year living with Covid-19. There is a lot going on on this rock, spinning through space, and a lot of it is frightening but we can’t forget to live and to experience the world around us. I have done my best to expand my travels and to explore the different topics
Yes, the title is mostly correct from our house Texas to Thedford, NE is almost due north with one turn that takes you slightly northwest. No, we did not make this drive all in one day either direction. On the way there we stayed the night with friends in Oklahoma and stayed up way too
In my Salida post I joked about every Colorado town having an artist that paints Aspen trees. The jest was light-hearted because I love admiring the art even if I cannot afford it. However, I do support the arts when I can. I’ll get more into this in a later post but the vast majority
2021 was the summer of road trips for Keltin and I, first Colorado and then a brief trip to Nebraska. On this trip I had a goal to send the corniest post card possible to my friends. I managed to succeed but not until the end of the trip. This trip was all about friends
Here are some products that I purchased over the last couple of years for use on our various trips, hikes, and sometimes day-to-day use. These are all things that I have used on the on the trail multiple times. What I have listed here are things that I bought new. However, I also do check
This Colorado trip was amazing. Keltin and I saw some beautiful sights and made some wonderful memories. Note: On the posts below with a * are places where I have talked about various restaurants. If a post has a + we either specially stayed there and I spoke about it or you can camp there.
Bear was actually supposed to be with us on part of this trip. However, he and the dog of the family members we were staying with did not get along. Both dogs are healthy, no damage done but Bear did end up spending the trip in Kansas with Keltin’s parents being spoiled. He loved it.
We waved good-bye to Aspen and headed back southeast towards Salida. To get there we had to head over Independence Pass. The pass is as 12,095 feet in altitude. Independence pass has a safety rule of no vehicles over 35 feet in length. After having driven this pass, I understand. There are places where the
Since our time slot at the Maroon Bells was so late in the evening, we decided to stay in Aspen for the night and explore the town a bit the next day. Lodging: Tyrolean Lodge We stayed at the Tyrolean Lodge in Aspen. I mentioned this in the author interview and Jill was tickled that