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About ralph

Just another blog to share some thoughts with the world.

Yes, I’ve been ignoring the blog for a while!

Why yes, I have been ignoring this blog for a few weeks now. I’m still alive, just decided my muse needed some time away from the writing to recharge and reinvigorate. I’m back in Alberta, just travelling locally at the … Continue reading

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Dolores River ancient path hikes

My first full day at Dolores River boat Launch dawned refreshingly cool – but with a promise of heat to follow judging by the blue skies and already warming sun. My plan today was to explore the local area a … Continue reading

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Bedrock – Superior to Fred Flintstone’s version

My journey south was about to take an eastward leg into the hills. No more flat plane driving for me, it was going to be windy roads, mostly off the Interstates. The googles was taking me toward Albuquerque, New Mexico … Continue reading

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Playing God above Utah Lake

My travels down to Utah followed Interstate 15 for the most part. I was doing a short hop today as I also was doing a grocery run and dumping my tanks. FreeRoam had pointed out a BLM dispersed camping spot … Continue reading

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Not so Private Idaho Campground

I’ve left Montana and am back in Idaho, not far from Idaho Falls. The highway has been blissfully empty until now, but this area has more people and more traffic on the highway. I see a cop’s lights up ahead, … Continue reading

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Thompson Falls googles fail

The day had come for my first time crossing into the United States of America by vehicle. While I have done the trip a couple of times flying, I’m still a newbie when it comes to travelling to the USA. … Continue reading

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Goat River unofficial beats snow and no cell

I had left Box Lake, heading south towards the US border. My next stop was planned to be near Creston, BC. But my choice of camp in the official recreation site was far up the river, past the cell service … Continue reading

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Adapt to the situation

My aborted trip to Wragge Beach Campground on Slocan Lake had me waking up somewhat unlevel camped partway to the site. But my sleep had been fine, it seemed being slightly tilted head down did not affect me as much … Continue reading

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I found snow, again

I am really coming to dislike the actual process of getting to or from Vancouver Island. While I even managed to leave a little early, and get to the ferry an hour before its departure, I still managed a second … Continue reading

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Regrouping in a familiar spot before leaving the Island

I had just been booted out of my great camping spot in the Headquarters forest. I needed a quick solution as to where I’d spend the night. Worst case, I could pay to stay in an RV park! But I … Continue reading

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