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Camping in Baja, Mexico :: Our Route through this Beautiful Mexican Peninsula – PART 1

Stay tuned for Part 2 of our Baja route, followed by a short video of our travels in Baja!
Frequented by surfers, campers, and general coastal enthusiasts from all over the world, Baja, Mexico is a wonderful destination for alluring ocean landscapes, inexpensive travel, and easy camping.  Our stay in Baja has lasted for over two [...]

Bend, Oregon :: Shooting and Rafting Fun – A Perfect Day

After we had breakfast with our new Aussie friends while camping in Bend, Oregon, Lucus brought out his rifle and we all got to have a go at shooting skeet.  Then we got out Nick’s pistol and shot skeet that were just resting on a tree trunk.  Since we were in a National Forest with [...]

Pirate Camping :: The $10 Five-Star Experience

By: Nick H-J
Rochelle and I recently camped in the parking lot of a swanky hotel outside Phoenix.  We parked in the side lot just at dusk and went for a walk around the neighborhood. After our walk we bedded down and slept until dawn.  After a bit of breakfast we headed towards the pool for [...]

Two Yellowstone workers fired for peeing in Old Faithful geyser

While we’re on the subject of Yellowstone, here’s an interesting story in recent news (article from www.digitaljournal.com/article/272669).
Two Yellowstone workers fired for peeing in Old Faithful geyser
By Billie Boggs.

Published May 15, 2009 by ■ Billie Boggs

One family was surprised to witness two employees urinating in the park’s most famous attraction. They saw the event take [...]

Yellowstone National Park :: Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho

Yellowstone National Park is a familiar name to most Americans, but unfortunately many people do not realize how beautiful it actually is.  In fact, it is the first National Park to be established in the United States.  Yellowstone is my favorite natural area I have seen during my travels.  Every landscape is picturesque, with crystal [...]

Brooklyn Pizza :: Tucson, Arizona and a Look at Our Use of Resources

There’s a pizzeria on 4th Street that’s making more than Brooklyn-style pies.  Brooklyn Pizza Company is making it’s own electricity with over 46 solar panels on the building’s roof.  The energy generated is large enough to run the restaurant’s power, including the coolers.
When you walk into Brooklyn Pizza Company, you are greeted by a flat [...]

Pirate Camping 101 : An Introduction

By Nick H-J

On this trip we have been doing some makeshift camping from time to time.  At this point in the trip it typically happens around 6 pm daily.  We find a spot, we set, up we camp.  After several weeks of this, in many different environments, I realize I like something about it.  I [...]

El Cosmico :: Marfa, Texas

At first glance, Marfa is just a small town similar to the other small towns off of Interstate 90.  But Marfa has a creative spark that I believe will soon be burning bright.  While Hollywood took Marfa by storm in the 1950’s with the filming of “Giant”, it was Donald Judd that put Marfa on [...]

Big Bend National Park :: Texas

At over 800,000 acres, Big Bend National Park is a must-see if you are camping in Texas.  It is one of the largest National Parks, and offers plenty of campsites to choose from.  It is also the only National Park to contain an entire mountain range, the Chisos mountains.  Since I live in the lush, [...]