Dangerous Wildlife in Alaska

Dangerous Wildlife in Alaska Brown Bear at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

There are many large, dangerous animals in Alaska. We have seen large dangerous animals frequently on our route here in Alaska. In Denali National Park, we really started seeing how wild Alaska can be. At Denali, we saw numerous Grizzly Bears. Sometimes they were really close to us. Three of the following pictures of mom

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Delightful Superstition Mountain Museum and The Story of the Lost Dutchman

Superstition Mountain Museum

The Lost Dutchman Museum isn’t on the sign anymore. Now it is the Superstition Mountain Museum. The Superstition Mountain Museum tells the facts and the myths about the Old West including about the Lost Dutchman and the Lost Dutchman Mine. A little to the east of the Goldfield in Apache Junction, right on Apache Trail

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Get the bounce out at Henderson’s Line-up

Our campsite at Lost Dutchman State Park.

We had an RV suspension problem. Our silky smooth, even floaty RV ride was getting bouncy. I was convinced that we needed new shock absorbers. We needed professional help, professional RV suspension expert help. Henderson’s RV suspension experts helped us get the bounce out at Henderson’s Line-up. Here is the story about what caused the

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Classic Rotors, a One-of-a-Kind helicopter (rescue) museum

Classic rotors arrival of a newly restored aircraft

Classic Rotors is a special aircraft museum in Ramona California. One-of-a-kind refers both to the museum and the helicopters. The museum is dedicated to rescuing one-of-a-kind and unique historically significant helicopters. The all-volunteer museum staff is bringing these historical aircraft back to flying condition and then flying them. They have several one-of-a-kind helicopters and some

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Tucson and the old west

Tucson and the Sonoran Desert

Tucson is in the Sonoran Desert. It has been a relaxing visit to Tucson. Unlike the summer there is nicer weather this time of year. It is lots greener than the Mojave Desert. The Sonoran Desert has the Saguaro cactus (pronounced suh-war-oh) and lots of other vegetation, all with sharp parts. They don’t need signs

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Snippet: Who can stay at military campgrounds?

Who can stay at military campgrounds?

Who can stay at military campgrounds? Generally, the answer is all personnel on active duty, most military retirees, some other veterans, and some DOD employees. Who can stay at military campgrounds? Roughly the groups are outlined as follows: Usually, there is a preference for active duty, but the other categories don’t usually establish a pecking

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RV Water Treatment System

RV water filter system

You need an RV water treatment system. Unless of course, your RV doesn’t have water. Nearly every RV, straight from the factory has an inadequate RV water treatment system. This article is an update to our 2018 article by the same name. Since then we installed an even better and more robust RV water treatment

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The End of the Road

Scott and Tami at the end of the road.

We made it to the end of the road. Starting in Key West in January our goal was to cross the country from corner to corner. We made it all the way. Perhaps in a couple of years, we will repeat the adventure of crossing from San Diego to the far northeast corner of Maine.

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Amazing Fort Worden

Fort Worden

Fort Worden shouldn’t be mentioned without mentioning its sister forts. Fort Worden, Fort Casey, and Fort Flagler were linked together as if they were one fort. This was because they all had one task. They created a crossfire that defended Puget Sound from a Naval attack. These forts, all acted as one, even though miles

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