Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Erie Canal

Where we are and where we have been: “Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal” I’ve got a mule, her name is Sal Fifteen years on the Erie Canal She’s a good old worker and a good old pal Fifteen years … Continue reading

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Vermont’s Green Mountains

Where we are and where we have been this summer: We loaded up Pilgrim and headed out from Apache CG just as the rain began.  It was a twisting, turning, bumpy, but beautiful 157 miles to Winhall Brook campground in … Continue reading

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“North to Alaska, North to—–” No Wait its Maine

Where we are and where we have been On a bright sunny day we moved north through Rhode Island and Massachusetts into New Hampshire.  Thinking that we would again spend some time on a sandy beach, we turned off the … Continue reading

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Mystic Seaport and Submarines

Where we are and where we’ve been: Just a relatively short distance north of Celeste’s is Mystic, Connecticut.  It’s an old harbor town with a 19th century recreation village and several antique ships including a wooden whaler.  (the Charles W. … Continue reading

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Beach, Beach, Who Hid the Beaches?

Where we are and where we have been: It’s been a few days since my last post, but several of the places had neither WiFi nor phone connectivity.  After Pamplin Park in Virginia, we decided to move northward but to … Continue reading

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A Walk through a Piece of Pamplin History

Where we are and where we have been: Two Pamplin brothers came to the new world in the 1600’s from England and settled in the colony of Virginia.  Most of the Pamplins in the US can be traced back to … Continue reading

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Appomattox

Where we are and where we have been: After our adventures on the Blue Ridge Parkway, we pulled in for the night at a KOA between Statesville and Winston/Salem, NC.  This one would be a great place for a family … Continue reading

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Smokey Mountains and Blue Ridge Parkway

Sunday and it is still raining, 6 days we have been in the rain.  It stopped long enough this morning for Brady to go up on the roof and fix the bathroom skylight cover.  Hurray!  We broke camp with the … Continue reading

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Great Smokey Mountain Expressway

  Rain, rain go away, come again some other day (when we are not here!!!) Yes, we left Scottsboro, AL, with only drizzle and moved east into the Appalachians, Smokey Mountain Range. Travel through much of the Tennessee area was … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace and Tenn-Tom Waterway

Vicksburg was great, but more open road beckoned, so we moved on. Near Jackson, we took the Natchez Trace Historic Road north. The Trace is an ancient path, originally a foot path, traveled by Native Indians, hunters, adventurers and The … Continue reading

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