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Scotts Bluff National Monument

It was quickly realized, that we are not at 8000+ feet anymore, once we exited the air conditioned truck after two hours of driving through Cheyenne, WY and into Nebraska. The heat and humidity was quick to slap us awake to the reality of summer in the Midwest USA. It...

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Camping and hiking in Vedauwoo

The Vedauwoo is an area of large granite rock formations just off Interstate 80 near Laramie, WY. The granite is said to be 1.4 billion years old, and some of the oldest (and most fun, in my opinion) rock in Wyoming. It is here that we setup camp for the...

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Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site

We spent a portion of an afternoon at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historical Site which marks the only time we went into Laramie proper during our stay here. We toured the old prison which was in use from the 1870’s to 1903 both as a Federal and State penitentiary,...

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Treasure hunting at Pole Mountain

A rendezvous of sorts. My son and I planned to meet up in Wyoming one last time before we moved on out of the area. It was a two-hour drive for him, coming from the Boulder area, and his first time driving to another state on his own. He arrived...

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Saying goodbye to Colorado again

Well, that’s it for Colorado. I got to spend some quality time in my home-state this year and I am thankful for it. Since I began this nomadic life I have failed to explore my own state as much as other states. It doesn’t help that the time of year...

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Hot spring adventures

Ever since June of 2015, hot springs have been somewhat of a let down. It was on our drive up the AlCan Highway that we stopped in at the Liard Hot Springs and soaked in easily the best hot spring there ever was. Ever since that day we have been...