Author Archives: Judy

In the end

I’ve been meaning to write this one, last post for .. well, weeks. We’ve been home for 5 weeks, it’s now Spring and we’re already thinking about where we’ll travel to next (probably a camping trip to South Africa, Botswana … Continue reading

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Los Angeles

So now we’re almost back where we started 9 weeks ago. We camped in Los Padres National Forest on Friday night, about 100km north of LA, and had planned to spend our last night camping somewhere on the coast near … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

4 nights in Las Vegas seems like the total opposite of the kind of stuff we usually do … and it is, but after 8 weeks on the road, it’s been great. We’ve been here twice before, stayed right on … Continue reading

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A week in Utah

We have just spent 8 nights camping in and around the national parks of Utah and just across the state border in Arizona. Our longest stretch of camping on this trip, thanks to Greg’s amazing shower tent set-up (patent pending) … Continue reading

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Capitol Reef National Park, Utah

I hadn’t even known this National Park existed until a day or so ago when we were looking at the route we’ll take south. It’s a small-ish area, with lots of recent and ancient history. It features a long upthrust, … Continue reading

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Denver, Colorado

The mile-high city. 5280 feet above sea level. In the state that has 58 mountain peaks above 14,ooo feet., more than any other state. After camping for 5 nights, we decided to spend a few days here, to do interesting … Continue reading

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Ogallala, Nebraska

Greg and I share a minor obsession with Lonesome Dove and Larry McMurtry. For my 50th birthday in 2011, we did a road trip across the US and visited Archer City, Mr McMurtry’s home town and the location of his used … Continue reading

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Sage Creek, Badlands, South Dakota

We hadn’t known about Badlands National Park until we chatted with a family from South Carolina when we were all camping at Exit Glacier, Alaska. They encouraged us to spend some time there, and as Badlands is just a bit further … Continue reading

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The Black Hills, South Dakota

We have spent the last few days camping in State Forest and National Park campgrounds. All are very well-resourced (by Australian camping standards), and it seems to be a standard thing at this time of the year that the state … Continue reading

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Sundance, Wyoming

…. ‘where the kid came from!’ I didn’t think we had much to say about yesterday – we just spent it driving further east through Wyoming. Quite varied landscape – a high mountain pass that reminded me of ‘Brokeback Mountain’ … Continue reading

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