Travel Blogs from Jackson
I think we finally have this camper about ready to go. We've done a lot of work trying to make it feel less like a trailer and more like home.
Lots of paint, removing old furniture, adding paneling. Switched out the queen bed with a twin and a toddler bed, and built a couch/bed contraption for me and Molly where the old air bed sofa was.
It feels really good in here. Now if everything will hold up on the road, we should be fine.
... while another car full of good Samaritans passes us and starts gesturing wildly for us to pull over......
The pins on the starboard coupler had popped and we had been dragging 1/2 the tow bar for a while, the road grinding off a good chunk of the coupler. The minivan was only being held by 1/2 the bar and had been swinging behind the bus.
Moral of the story:
1) check your lynch pins
2) double check the f.n.g
... the support staff of all the race teams have a special route given to us which takes us on to the next stop and keeps us off the roads that they travel, so that we are not in their way, because time is everything, we don't want to hold someone up and get them off their time. Plus if we are caught in the area, our team will get a large penalty. We want and need to follow ...
... a plane and head for San Francisco. We'll stay one evening there and on the 16th our journey begins as we take off towards Auckland, New Zealand.
We will pass the international date line warping us a day into the future when we land. I'll do my best to update this blog so all my friends, co-workers and family can keep up with me on this once in a lifetime trip!
... a profité de l'incident pour se faire une petite
place dans nos draps et venir nous voler dans les oreilles... Nuit
reposante et apaisante.
4H00 plus tard... Debout, de jour on y
verra plus clair... et il n'y a pas mille solution il faut trouver un
paysan... enfin un 4x4 ou un tracteur pour être plus juste, on part
à pied déjà recouvert de boue à force de creuser avec la pelle à
faire cuire les steaks du barbecue (au moins elle ...