Travel Blogs from Lake Orion
... there are so many people we are not going to get a chance to see before we get on the road. Our sincere apologies for that and we hope people will not hold it against us.
Today's goal is to finish packing clothes in the camper or storage and to empty the shed. Hopefully we achieve ...
... maybe an hour sleep and I got maybe 3. So pretty tired reaching the border at about 6.30am we finally made it through customs an hour later. They let us through without too many questions, I do think the officer was impressed with our itinerary.
We caught a cab to the hostel as the walk seemed way to far after no sleep. Threw our bags down and hurried off to find some breakfast as it had been ...
Quote of the day: "Maya just said she can't believe we sold our rv for donuts. But then she said they were really good so it was totally worth it!"
Today was momentous. It was the pinnacle of what we're doing with our lives this year. This was the day that, once finished, we couldn't simply turn back & say, "Oops, just kidding...we don't really want to do this!", dust ourselves off and go back to life as it always has been.
... Routes. Instead of going to Vladivostok, it terminates in Beijing.
The last 14 hours!!!!!!!!!! We travel south along the Chinese border coming as close in some cased as 6 miles. If our trip occurred during the day, we could see China occasionally.
Until the railway arrived the town was just a trading and military post, and a junction for passengers arriving by steamer along Shilka and the Amur rivers from Western Siberia. Here they would transfer to another ship for ...
After 21 days, 7599.6 miles, 14 National Parks and many interesting spots in between we arrived home in Lake Orion at 9:30 pm. It was a long day on the road starting from Mason City, IA....about 684 miles. We clocked 13 hours but that included the hour lost coming into MI and several stops. We actually did well. This trip was about touring so we'd grown accustomed to the long drives included along the way. BTW my Saturn performed above expectations. At ...
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