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Ketchikan and Misty Fjords National Wilderness

USA | Sunday, 14 Jul 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Views [30]

THE CAPTAIN DID A WONDERFUL JOB OF PARALLEL parking in Ketchikan, squeezing the Maasdam between the Celebrity and Carnival shipsl, while another, smaller, cruise ship is anchored offshore.  It isn’t yet 8AM and we can see hoards from the ... Read more >

The Aduana Experience

USA | Sunday, 14 Jul 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [37]

July 11th 2019   We sent our camping stoves from Florida to Buenos Aires ahead of our flight, because we wanted to make sure they get there! Reason why: Our camping stoves had been taken from us at the airport in Buenos Aires when we flew ... Read more >

Photos: Alaska

USA | Saturday, 13 Jul 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Photo Gallery

Cruising Alaska, Russia and Japan
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Seattle to Ketchikan

USA | Saturday, 13 Jul 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Views [30]

WE ARE GETTING PRETTY COMFORTABLE USING UBER.  As simple as the ap is, it’s still a little foreign to old farts like me.  But we successfully took Uber from Seattle’s Union Station to SeaTac, where we rented a car, then drove to ... Read more >

Coast Starlight

USA | Thursday, 11 Jul 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Views [37]

YOU CAN SEE THE BEST OF AMERICA ON AMTRAK.  And some of the worst, too.  The Rockies, the California Coast and the Cascades are beautiful.  Likewise Union Stations in both Denver and LA.  Unfortunately you must enter the cities through ... Read more >

Winter in Buenos Aires!

USA | Thursday, 11 Jul 2019 | By margitpirsch | Views [40]

July 1st 2019 At the Miami airport: Smooth “sailing” with a few speed bumps, like having to wrap - and pay for - each peace of luggage (except the bike boxes) in blue nasty plastic, arguing with the nice woman at the ... Read more >

Hooray For Hollywood

USA | Monday, 8 Jul 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Views [43]

HOLLYWOOD BECKONED AND WE COULDN’T RESIST — even though I admit I didn’t know half of the starred names on the Walk of Fame.  But first we had to stop at the Frank Gehry designed Walt Disney Concert Hall.  Gehry, you may ... Read more >

On countdown

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 7 Jul 2019 | By nomad_kiwis | Views [36]

In 2 weeks time I head off to the USA again for a month, two trips in one year wow! This trip has been in the planning for a couple of years. I am riding over there with my friend and her partner (he's on the back) we are riding LA to South Dakota return.... Read more >

California, Here We Come

USA | Sunday, 7 Jul 2019 | By vagabonds3 | Views [40]

COMPARED TO TRAVEL TICKETING SITES like kayak and orbitz, Amtrak is woefully lacking.  There are only a handful of trains but there are few routing options.  They don’t provide a map or even list the intermediate stops.  Which explains ... Read more >

What Have I Been Up To For The Past 4 Years?

USA | Saturday, 6 Jul 2019 | By mwollak | Views [97]

I know it's been a long time - too long - since I've written anything but sometimes life comes at you fast and you just have to do everything in your power to keep your head above water.  Professional Life: I've stayed at the same school and ... Read more >