Monthly Archives: October 2012

Gulf Coast Florida, New Orleans

GULF COAST OF FLORIDA, NEW ORLEANS Dec 13-27, 2008 Everglades National Park is mostly prairie (grass and tree islands in a foot or so of water). The mosquitoes are prodigious and nobody comes here in the summer because of them. … Continue reading

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Atlantic Coast Florida

ATLANTIC COAST OF FLORIDA Nov 21- Dec 12, 2008 The prime destination of the trip, Florida, was to find warmth. Not sure why the cold seems to bother me so much now, as it is always possible to deal with … Continue reading

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Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia

VIRGINIA, N. CAROLINA, GEORGIA Nov 8-Nov 20/08 The Skyline Drive runs 105 miles through Virginia and along the spine of the Appalachians with the Appalachian Trail (which runs from Maine to Shenandoah National Park along to Georgia) paralleling its course. … Continue reading

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New England, Boston, New York City, Washington DC

NEW ENGLAND, BOSTON, NEW YORK, WASHINGTON DC Oct. 22 – Nov. 8, 2008 The whole trip has become overshadowed with the economic crisis. Having moved all my money in the US market into gold, it was scary to see the … Continue reading

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NEW ENGLAND, BOSTON, NEW YORK Oct. 22 – Nov. 8, 2008 The whole trip has become overshadowed with the economic crisis. Having moved all my money in the US market into gold, it was scary to see the “safe” Canadian … Continue reading

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Across Canada

ACROSS CANADA Sept 19 – Oct 21, 2008 Well here I am again at the beginning of another winter traveling. The plan this year is to go across Canada to the Maritimes and then down the eastern seaboard of the … Continue reading

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WINTER 08/09 – ACROSS CANADA, EASTERN USA, FLORIDA

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Yucatan, Gulf Coast, USA, Home

Feb 11-Mar 5, 2009 Campeche (population 200,000) is on the Gulf of Mexico, a Unesco World Heritage Site, and similar to most big Mexican towns. It built a complete system of walls in the late 17th century to enclose the … Continue reading

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Chiapas, Guatemala, Yucatan

Jan 25-Feb 10 The selection of stores in Mexico is interesting (this came up as I was busy looking for oil for the truck as auto part stores were way down the list). In order of frequency of occurrence were … Continue reading

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Pacific Coast, Oaxaca, Chiapas

Jan. 12-24, 2007 Alone again! Bypassing Manzanilla again, I headed down the Michaocan coast where the 250 km highway hugs the beautiful coast. It reminded my of the Oregon coast passing dozens of untouched beaches and few towns. There were … Continue reading

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