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Driving Arches National Park – Moab, Utah – National Sights Series

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Driving Arches National Park in Moab, Utah is right up our alley!   We are not hikers in anyway, shape or form.  If you want to see incredibly beautiful rock formations on a nice leisurely drive, in some of the most stunning landscape on the planet?  Arches National Park just north of Moab, Utah in the eastern […]

The Mayan Ruins, Palenque – Quite possibly the best ruins Mexico has to offer!

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What?  Better than Chichen Itza?  Better than Uxmal?  Better than Tulum?  I can hear the jostling of “Mayan Ruin Buffs” everywhere… sighing.   The Mayan Ruins at Palenque are some of the best ruins, Mexico has to offer! The forest around the ruins are spectacular, the campgrounds nearby are great, the food in Chiapas is amazing […]

Top 5 Tourism Destinations Near Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas Mexico

Top 5 Tourism Destinations Near Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas Mexico

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Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México is a little known tourist destination in southern Mexico.  With a population of over 600,000, it’s the largest and most developed city in the state of Chiapas.  We crossed the border checkpoint at Talisman through the El Carmen Border near Tuxtla Chica.  The border is smaller than Ciudad Hidalgo and we […]

Ocotillo Wells, California – An Off-Road Wonderland And The Value Of Friendship

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We were getting ready to go to India and Thailand where we would spend the next 3 months traveling.  We were to fly out of San Diego soon and our most recent nursing contract just ended. Before flying out we decided to spend some time with our friends doing something fun.  Our friends Jackie and Tim and their daughter Madi […]

Driving South To Central America – First Leg – California To Ohio

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The Beginning of a Monumental Trip Months of planning and preparation have finally come to fruition. We packed up both our cars and left California to Ohio.  Shelly’s car is still being paid off and we weren’t going to drive it to Central America, so we decided to take her car to Ohio and store it at my […]

Driving To Mexico City From The United States – Forget Everything You’ve Heard

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Driving To Mexico City From The United States We left for Texas from Ohio in the evening to drive straight to Eagle Pass, Texas to then pass on through and continue driving to Mexico City.  The Jeep was all packed up, Shelly’s car is stored in the field with our Rhino Bags and we said […]

The Reunification Express Train From Hanoi to Saigon & Going Home

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Our trip from Hanoi was a good one albeit long and arduous. We decided to take the train called the Reunification Express, which cost nearly the same as flights, yet more costly after you factor in hotels and food. The train was a 4 berth sleeper train with sleeping pads reminiscent of my days in jail […]

One Week Before Traveling the World – A Nervous Energy And Why We Do It

One Week Before Traveling the World – A Nervous Energy And Why We Do It

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Here we are, a week before taking off wondering why we travel the world. This time next week, we will have already flown most the way over the Pacific Ocean on our way to Shanghai, China, then on our way to Vietnam. I figured I would post something now, since this week will be busy, […]