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66 In 14 Day 4 – A Bad Day

Today was a quiet day.  The trip was a quick drive to Santa Fe to check out the historical plaza area.  Mostly an area populated by boutique clothing shops, specialty galleries and quaint cafes, there are some historical landmarks in the area.  The dominant feature is the  The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi,

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66 in 14 Tour Day 3 – Flagstaff to Albuquerque

Today was a day I was really looking forward to.  There were many attractions I wanted to check out along this stretch of road.  So, I was up early, packed and out the door to………. -6C in Flagstaff with frost on the car and ice on the ground!  Ok.  It wasn’t that bad.  It just

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66 in 14 Day 2 – Vegas to Flagstaff

Sunday morning started off warm and sunny.  Perfect for a road trip.  The plan for today was to head south to Kingman AZ and pick up Route 66.  So off I went ignoring the prompts from the GPS to take Tropicana, and onto I-15 South.  Maps told me the I-15 to I-215 would be quicker

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66 In 14 Tour Day 1 – Off To Sin City

Well, departure day finally departed.  Bags were packed and I was ready to go.  Off to the airport I went, breezed through check in and security only to find out the flight was delayed.  There was some concern since the final flight from Friday and the first flight from today was cancelled.  So Westjet had

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Get Your Kicks……

So when I started this blog, the purpose was to show my photography and tell travel stories.  Well, as you can tell, I’ve done neither.  Oh, I’ve traveled and taken pictures, however this poor blog was left in the dust. Well, time to wake it up! As I write this, It’s Friday, October 13, 2014.

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Oregon Tour 2012 Days 7-9. Mid – South Coast

Day 6 was a travel day which ended up at my home for the next 4 nights the North Lake  Resort in Lakeside Oregon.  Simular to my summer agility home, Robert’s Roost  in Quesnel, North Lake has lakeside camping and a small marina catering to the fisherman.  Power and fast WiFi made it perfect. Day

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Oregon Tour 2102 Days 1-2. Washington Coast

Day 1 would be a long travel day. My plan was to get as far south as possible so I would have a short trip to the coast. Plan accomplished! I made it to Elma Washington and found a spot at the Elma RV Park where I was welcomed with a great spot, a hot

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Oregon! Here We Come! Again!

So it’s time for my summer vacation.  This year, I’m skipping agility camp and I’m going back to the Oregon Coast.  When I was there two years ago, I only had four days to explore.  Not nearly enough!  This time, the whole two weeks is dedicated to the coast.  As of this writing, I have

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Catching Up!

Hello again!  It’s been a while since I’ve updated this blog.  So, what have I been up to…… Other then putting up with winter, the big event was a return trip to Vegas!  After a great time there in October, I wanted to go back and see a few more places I didn’t have time

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Southwest Tour 2011 – Days 10-14. Fun on Fremont!

Well it’s been a fun week. What has happened since my last post? Monday and Tuesday were travel days where I went from Petaluma CA to Tonopah NV then from Tonopah back to Vegas. My hotel of choice was the Fitzgerald Hotel on Fremont street in downtown Vegas. I had been told many stories of

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