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Virginia-Washington State road trip

May
6
2012

VA-WA Road Trip: Dispatch 1

 5/1: Deltaville, VA – Sandston, VA, 62 mi travelled, 3438 miles to go Our planned trip takes us from Deltaville, VA, where our car is, along I-40, which is south of where we’d go if we were heading directly to Vashon Island. I’ve never been to New Mexico, though Paul has, and I’ve wanted to […]

May
12
2012

VA-WA Road Trip: Dispatch 2

5/9: Tucumcari, NM, 204 mi, 1759 miles to go The Texas panhandle continued to be mostly flat and dry, going by almost in a blur at 75 mph. We stopped somewhere for lunch: the sign on I-40 showed that a Mexican restaurant was near the exit, along with several of the usual fast food outlets. […]

May
31
2012

VA-WA Road Trip: Dispatch 3

5/20: Oops! Change in plans: Ely, NV – 431 mi, 1396 miles to go After we passed the Rockies and headed into eastern Utah, the terrain changed again. Still fairly high, wind and rivers worked on the rock, carving weird shapes and pinnacles. All sorts of different minerals either contained in the rock or dissolved […]