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Author: Argosy Odyssey
Granting us passage
So we finally made it…our week at Mount Shasta was filled with concerns about the smoke that made Southern Oregon
Shasta la Vista, Baby
When we rolled into Shasta City, the place we had planned to boondock had recently changed to “Day Use Only”
Miners & Cowboys
When last we left you we were crawling through Labor Day Monday traffic going over Donner Pass. The plan was
goin to California…
We arrived in the Tahoe/Truckee area with plenty of daylight to spare. Our first choice for a campsite was along
Spurning the Burning…
The Sawtooth Mountains filled the rearview mirror, it was time for the long trek to Truckee. Considering the fact that
Ketchum if you can!
It seems like the blink of an eye that we spent in Ketchum/ Sun Valley, Idaho. Here we are high
In the immortal words of Johnny Cash “I’m goin’ to Jackson, look out Jackson town!” Catching you up to speed,
Not Salt Lick City, goat…I said Salt LAKE City!
Get it? A goat joke? Okay, so we roared through the rolling hills and through the foothills of the Wasatch
We do all our own Stuntz at Dinosaur!
We hit the road from Rocky Mountain National Park down US40 towards Dinosaur, Colorado. Up we went to the thriving
Rainy days and Mondays always get me….working on the blog!
Hi friends, we just wanted to let you know on this cold, rainy, and windy Rocky Mountain day that we
Let’s be Frank(ie)
….a few questions and a few pictures about traveling with a goat. First off the answer is “no its not
The little engine that could… the little couple that would.
Following up on our previous post, we caught the wonderful sunrise at Flagler, pulled up stakes, and struck out for
Sweeping down the plain….
A wonderful week of visiting family and preparing the camper for it’s return visit to the West coast. A large
The Journey Continues! With a Goat!
Welcome back dear Odyssey readers! Our planned 45 day return to the Asheville stretched on a lot longer than i
Wrapping Things Up and Looking Towards the Future
We’ve been back in Asheville now six weeks, and we’ve already accomplished a ton of things. The main priority on
From a Shell of an Airstream, to a Traveling Adventure Home!
It was only a year ago that renovation of our 76′ AS Argosy went into full force. Everything on the
Top 13 Free Camping Spots in North America for the Thrifty Traveler
Everyone wants to travel but not everyone can afford it. A campground with full hook-ups can cost anywhere from $25-$50/night
♫ And although I know it’s a long road back, I promise you… I’ll be home for christmas ♫
After our wonderful reunion with the Oklahoma side of the family which included a solid butt kicking in mini
As Christmas approached, and our date with the family neared, we were Oklahoma bound. Soon Colorado Springs was in the
Got a nice write up by Outside Interests today….
Click below to read!
Between the Oohs and Awes
So here we sit in Elk City Lake Park, the last campsite of the odyssey, drinking coffee and looking both
We reluctantly pulled away from Salida in the direction of Colorado Springs. Our route took us back through Howard and
Saliding into home base…
Salida. Cruising into town doesn’t seem like much. 2 stoplights (I hear one is new) and a string of chains,
"Yea though I walk through the valley of pot and aliens, I will fear no Jabba…"
Recapping, we fled Durango on the last day before they locked up the gate on our road for the season
New press page
We have made three lists in the last month or so, with another story pending. You can find the links
Giving thanks and dodging bullets outside Durango
We settled TrayTray up on Madden Peak Rd among the remnants of the last snowfall. Our site was 20 miles
From the Desert to the Mountains
After leaving Grand Junction, we went south and stopped at the ranger station in Montrose to ask for advice on
Aint life Grand… At the Junction!
After waking up with little sleep from the trailer-buffeting winds and limping to town on our flat tire we unceremoniously
Ahhh Moab. I like to call you Mobe (like boat…who says bo-at?). Gorgeous town in the floor of the canyon.
Something a bit different…
Hi from the Desert. This blog update is not a place-centric post. All the time we spend observing the landscape
Capitol Reef is in the waterpocket fold in Utah. it is a beautiful park, in a non-standard National Park way.
Bryce Canyon (and Red Canyon)
Zion was phenomenal! But soon it was time to move on, and as promised, here is the video of Angus’
Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation…a stone.
It was a short 60ish miles to Zion from our campsite outside Overton. We traversed I-15 through some spectacular
Las Vegas and the Valley of Fire
Las Vegas… What can one say about Las Vegas. If you are not a gambler, an aspiring bride or groom,
Just got a you tube channel, no stopping the videos now!
highs and lows… Mount Whitney to Death Valley
When we left on Wednesday, the goal was to make it to the post office in Furnace Creek, D.V. So
The Alabama Hills
With Mono Lake fading in the rear view window, Our sites were set on Death Valley. We planned a quick
Two Months: the mouse has left the building…
It seems our little stowaway noticed that I bought mouse traps sometime back towards Rainier… Haven’t heard a peep since.
I thought this was an amusing conversation. Yesterday we searched out a natural hot springs that was within a few
Oregon part one!
We have been travelling through the Oregon since last Friday! As we left Washington, we had to wash the dust
Flattery will get you nowhere…. Whale except perhaps to Port Angeles
Since Argosyodyssey was last updated, much has transpired. So here I sit blogging our latest days. We have travelled from
Okay kids, today’s fun fact! According to Wikipedia Mt. Rainier is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the
Goodbye Idaho, Hello Rainier
Our last evening in Idaho was spent looking at a horrible hippie built property in Sand Point, and then taking
Hidden Lake, Crouching Meth-head
So our last full day in Montana was epic! Cate roused me from my precious slumber (not like that you
A month to the day…7k miles, 11 states, 2 provinces!
It has been one month to the day that we left home. What an exciting journey we have had so
Chirp Chirp Chirp
Well, the last two days have been fairly uneventful. Yesterday I did “store checks” for the first time. We went
Nothing new to report!
Except the new video page, starting with slo-mo dog….soon to be populated. And these couple of pics. do yourself a
Back to the Land of the free and the home of the crazy!
Upon leaving our lovely bluffside campground outside of Jasper, we headed brieffly back to Banff to pick up some mail
Of Jasper and Icefields and drones and fun!
Hello! We have been camping at a beautiful site just outside the National Park called Preachers point. The camper sits
Adieu Golden! Jasper via Icefield Parkway, here we come!
It’s time I was on my way. Thanks to you, I’m much obliged for such a pleasant stay. But now it’s
We have our first candidate, Golden, B.C.
Situated along the Banks of the Columbia River, below Kicking Horse Ski area, deep in the Canadian Rockies is Golden.
The ffauna of Banff
Everywhere you look around here you’ll see critters. So ffar we have seen, A herd of elka chipmunka black beara
We could get used to this!
For Cates birthday, (after the sunrise) we headed out to Lake louise. Unfortunately in high summer mid-day is packed so
We finally made it to our last scheduled destination so that Cate could wake up in Banff on her 30th
Devil’s Tower, Wy and beyond.
From deadwood, we went to Devils Tower, hoping to meet the Aliens but they never showed. Cate got off lucky,
Deadwood! Sorry if we offended anyone. this was a reference to the acclaimed HBO series, based on true events. Anyway,
New neato travel map
press the tracker button in the menu and see where we are going and where we have been!
Onward to the Black hills
Yesterday we woke up early to catch the sunrise in the badlands before heading out to the black hills We
Its good to be bad…..
its 6:45 am and we have awoken in the badlands! About to head out and hike while its still cool.
Winner, winner, chicken dinner!
Just a sleepy town we drove through…but the name choice is WINNING
Pallisades, Roadside windmill collection, Pipestone National Monument, and Blue Mounds
Went to Pallisades in SD yesterday, nice creek has carved its way through the prairie leaving awesome canyons . Very
wtf?! someone must pay!
i dont know whose idea this is but they had better never cross my path. Poor innocent me, just grabbing
sometimes ya get lucky
yesterday was fairly uneventful, just drove across southern Minnesota. We pulled over at one point so my wife could make
Wisconsin is pretty groovy!
we spent most of tuesday working on the camper and swimming, not much to report. Wednesday however was a different
The better part of Monday
We left Milwaukee and headed for the Wisconsin dells, an area with crazy sandstone formations made by glaciers many moons
Monday morning blues
Our beloved Bug has passed away. Received a phone call from my son thismorning informing me of his passing. Apparently
Zionsville and the windfarm.
Stopped off at Cate’s folks house for two nights…. Took this cool picture! Then on Sunday we left for Milwaukee,
The first leg…
Upon leaving the great Vortex that is Asheville, we decided to go north towards Johnson City as opposed to through
we didnt want to worry anyone but on our way out of town on Thursday, we made it as far