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Hi all, It's only a month until we leave, so I thought I'd post our itinerary with something about each port (should be taken with a grain of salt, since we've never been anywhere like this before):
December 16: Drive from Dayton to Atlanta (hopefully no snow). Spend the night near Atlanta airport.
December 17: leave on Delta 101: 10:10 pm - (December 18) 8:00 a.m. -- 10 hours, nonstop. Used mega frequent ...
... the unintended route is the best part of the ride
Sometimes the intended route is the worst part of the ride
Logging operations take out huge numbers of trees in the Pacific Northwest
There are so many trees though that you cannot even tell they log
Copper mines are huge and they leave scars
Sunsets over the Pacific Ocean are awesome
I could enjoy a beach ...
... very familiar and quite boring. I actually considered cutting east and then up through Louisville and then the back way past Cincinnati and the Ohio river but I was just ready to get home.
I arrived safely at my house around 3:30. I made dinner plans with Mike, unloaded the bike and took a long hot shower.
I'm am thankful I don’t live in Chicagoland. First, too much traffic. Second, too many toll roads! Fortunately if you have a transponder (mine worked here) the tolls are half price – it’s like they’re having a sale! Still, it cost me more than six bucks to travel around Chicago, and let me tell you, it was no privilege.
Things got better in Indiana. ...
Greetings!!! Here is where I will keep a journal of our first post-retirement, bucket-list adventure: From Buenos Aires, Argentina to Valparaiso, Chile via Antarctica on the beautiful Crystal Symphony. We plan to drive to Atlanta, fly to B.A. (staying 3 nights because we've heard it's a great city), sail for 18 days, take a 10 hour bus ride through the Andes Mountains to Concepcion, ...