Tagged: 2018

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Looking back at 2018

Alaska, need we say more? In one word 2018 was epic. We towed nearly 22,000 miles half of which was in Alaska, installed solar, spent the summer in Alaska, more time in Canada, spent...

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Washington to Florida

Returning to the lower 48, we pause in Washington to visit with more road-friends, Big Big Trip, another Airstream family, that we last saw at the Solar Fest in 2018. Although we lost the...

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Solar 1.1 Reviewed

We have been very happy with the performance of our system. The back to back to back rainy days in Alaska demonstrated the shortcomings of our limited battery bank – nothing a future change...

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The End of Our Alaska Adventure

We settled easily into our time at Palmer with incredible weather that stretched well into September. The Alaska State Fair was just down the road from us and it did not disappoint. They say...

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Denali and Aurora

To get to Denali NP from the Kenai was a bit of a trek. We ended up stopping in Anchorage for more provisions before heading up the George Parks Highway towards Denali. We stopped...

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The Kenai Peninsula

Having heard so much about the Kenai, Alaska’s playground, we were looking forward to this part of the trip. We started out in Seward, where The Aluminum Whale managed to help procure prime campsites....

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The 2nd Toughest Road in Alaska?

With our furnace seemingly in working order we decide to tackle the Denali Highway from East to West. It was an easy drive down to Paxson, where we spent the first night. Our furnace...

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To the Arctic and Back

Fully topped up with food, water, fuel and propane, we set off in search of adventure. What we had done to prepare would have to suffice. Our goal was to make it up to...

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The Land of the Midnight Sun

We took our time getting from Chicken down to the junction of the ALCAN Highway in Tok. As it was still early in the season, the road had not yet been repaired so it...

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We made it to Alaska, not once but twice!

A short drive north gets us to Washington and our rally point with 13roads for our caravan to Alaska. We setup in a buddy site and get to work with final preparations and provisioning....