Cross-Country Adventure

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#1 We're relocating to Seattle, taking 3 weeks to drive there. Seeing the country is almost as exciting as the destination itself.

by Pamela Drouin

Tampa — Our journey begins at the end of May, when we pile ourselves into the van above. While this particular picture is from a camping trip last year, it serves as a visual of what we’re traveling in: the camper van we designed ourselves through roughly 3 years of research and iteration. In the few weeks leading up to our departure, we’re selling what we can, packing what we want to keep, and getting ...

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#7 Hiking across Sky Bridge, Boone National Forest // Caminando a través del Sky Bridge, Parque Forestal Boone

by Pamela Drouin

Slade — We drove from Pisgah National Forest to stay one night in Red River Gorge, apparently a rock climber’s delight. The morning after (June 5th), we drove the scenic route through the area. Winding roads...

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#5 1 day in Savannah with family // 1 día en Savannah con familia

by Pamela Drouin

Savannah — We veered from our trajectory by visiting family in Savannah, and we’re so glad we did. Though we could spare only a little time, it was fascinating walking through the squares, full of heavy history....

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#22 New state, new home, new state of mind

by Pamela Drouin

Redmond — So ready to settle down after driving from coast to coast, we chose the first apartment building we saw and didn’t look at the others. It turned out to be the best choice for our needs. We’re within w...

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