Midwest – U.S.A.

Five days after getting home from Costa Rica, and after washing the soles of our boots, we were taking off again, this time for another driving/tent-camping trip across the Midwest. The ultimate goal of this trip was to get the last eight states crossed off of our bucket list; Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma,…

Costa Rica

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 We arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica late in the morning and were met as soon as we exited the plane by a very nice young man who escorted us through the airport and introduce us to our private driver (we were the only passengers). The drive to Villa Blanca Cloud…

Alligator Alley

For once on this trip we indulged ourselves and slept in. Oh, my! It felt good to just get up whenever. Highway 41 in Florida is known as Alligator Alley, and for good reason – there are loads of the beasts in the Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park which is slices through…