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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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Fine dining in Port Hardy and a cheap RV fix

Having had two days at Port Hardy RV Resort’s high prices, I wasn’t going to extend for my last day waiting for a wheel alignment. My walks had come up with some spots nearby I could boondock / stealth camp … Continue reading

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Port McNeill straddling logging and tourism

It turns out I left Naka Creek just in time as the mostly rain forecast turned into mostly snow, which turned into mostly ice. Good thing I booked a week at Broughton Campsite, the roads were crap everywhere off the … Continue reading

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A day in Keremeos

The season was fall according to the trees, but the cold was definitely creeping in. I was happy to be plugged in, warm, and showered. Feeling civilized again, I was ready for my one day exploring Keremeos by foot. My … Continue reading

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Walk It to Appreciate It

Returning to the rig from my Sunrise view of the Grand Canyon, I pack three bottles of water. I also pack my three heavy lenses, lunch, rain gear, map, bean bag tripod. Ugh, this pack is heavy. Ditch a lens? … Continue reading

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Sunrise on Top of the Grand Canyon

I decided today that I was going to see the Grand Canyon at sunrise, then do my walk down into the canyon. One of the rangers had advised that Mather Point was a good place to see the sunrise. So … Continue reading

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San Diego Zoo in a Day

The second attempt to visit the San Diego Zoo went much more smoothly. I only got off at the ‘a’ exit rather than the ‘b’ exit coming off the freeway, so the googles had to route me on a little … Continue reading

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Windswept Brewery Bear Stout

Interesting purchase from Craft Cellars: Windswept Brewing Co. “Bear” Russian Imperial Stout http://windsweptbrewing.com/bear Consumed with a roast beef dinner (left overs) with some added pearled barley to bulk up the left over potatoes and carrots. Initial impression: Thick coffee, with … Continue reading

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Magpie coming back!

When I was 17 I drank some very good beer I drank some very good beer I purchased with a fake ID My name was Brian McGee I stayed up listening to Queen When I was 17 Okay – It … Continue reading

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Review part Deux: The Dog & Duck Public House & Restaurant

Pub Makes Amends and Proves the Personal Touch can Still be Found in Calgary Address: 5340 2nd St. SW Calgary I love management that actually cares about what people think of their establishment. They know that word of mouth can … Continue reading

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