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Day #7 & #8 – WCA – Williams, AZ -> Las Vegas, NV (June 29 – July 1, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 220 miles Points of Interest: Black Canyon, Hoover Dam, Vegas Strip, New York New York Hotel & Casino Interesting Fact about Las Vegas: There are over 148,690 Hotel Rooms in Las Vegas. The Strip is Actually Not in the City of Las Vegas. Prostitution is NOT legal despite what you may here or ads you see… Continue reading Day #7 & #8 – WCA – Williams, AZ -> Las Vegas, NV (June 29 – July 1, 2019)

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Day #6 – WCA – Grand Canyon -> Williams, AZ (June 28, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 60 miles Points of Interest: Goldie's Route 66 Diner, Bearizona, Cataract Creek Gang Shootout, Pine Country Restaurant, The Railhouse on 406 Air B&B Fun Fact about Williams: Williams was the last city to be bypassed on Route 66. It was time to say goodbye to sleeping in my sweet special tent with the boys… Continue reading Day #6 – WCA – Grand Canyon -> Williams, AZ (June 28, 2019)

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Day #5 – WCA – South Rim, Grand Canyon (June 27, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 0 Points of Interest: Grand Canyon Visitors Center; Bright Angel Bicycles Rental; Yaki Point; Grand Canyon Annual Star Party Grand Canyon Trivia: What is the most common form of death in the Grand Canyon? Answer: In their studies, Over the Edge, Dr. Thomas Myers and river guide Michael Ghiglieri found that aircraft accidents account for 60% of… Continue reading Day #5 – WCA – South Rim, Grand Canyon (June 27, 2019)

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Day #4 – WCA – South Rim, Grand Canyon (June 26, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 0 Points of Interest: Bright Angel Trail, Hopi Point, Grand Canyon sunset Grand Canyon Trivia: True or False: A railroad company planned to build a railroad down the entire inside length of the Grand Canyon.  Answer: True. In 1889 a Denver railroad company launched the Brown Stanton river expedition to survey the Grand… Continue reading Day #4 – WCA – South Rim, Grand Canyon (June 26, 2019)

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Day #3 – WCA – Ramah, New Mexico –> Petrified Forest National Park -> Grand Canyon NP, Arizona (06/25/19)

Distance Driven: 5.5 Hours; 323 miles Points of Interest: Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary, Ramah, NM; Zuni Pueblo; Petrified National Park, Mather Campground - Grand Canyon NP Another beautiful sunrise in Ramah and another day full of adventure awaits us. We were able to sleep in a little bit which was nice since the first sanctuary… Continue reading Day #3 – WCA – Ramah, New Mexico –> Petrified Forest National Park -> Grand Canyon NP, Arizona (06/25/19)

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Day #2 – WCA – Roswell –> Ramah, New Mexico (Ice Cave & Bandera Volcano/El Morro National Monument (06/24/19)

Total Miles Travelled: 335 Miles Time in Car: 5 hours Today started early for me. I couldn't sleep and woke up constantly through the night finally giving up on blessed slumber at 5:02am. I wasn't going to wake the boys until 7:30am so I decided to get a jump start on the day and began… Continue reading Day #2 – WCA – Roswell –> Ramah, New Mexico (Ice Cave & Bandera Volcano/El Morro National Monument (06/24/19)

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Day #1 – WCA – Roswell, New Mexico (06/23/19)

Day #1 of our West Coast Adventure (WCA) and it did not disappoint! Total Miles Travelled: 502 Time in car: 8 hours, 3 min The drive from South Texas toward any direction west many feel is boring and uneventful. I, however, see such beauty is its seemingly barren spaces. The flowers, the rabbits, the snakes… Continue reading Day #1 – WCA – Roswell, New Mexico (06/23/19)

Our Van Conversion

6/15/2019 – Day #15: Journey’s Conversion (Wire Wheel Roof, Seal with Protectant, Remove Driver’s Side Rear Window Metal Covering)

Today’s Goals: How in the world did we not progress on Journey pretty much all spring?? Well, I can tell you....life happened! I am very saddened that we aren't further along on her but I have to remind myself of what this project is all about...the Journey!!! So, with disappointment and sadness gone, excitement and… Continue reading 6/15/2019 – Day #15: Journey’s Conversion (Wire Wheel Roof, Seal with Protectant, Remove Driver’s Side Rear Window Metal Covering)