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Our life on the road

Since 2020 we’ve been living and traveling full-time in a 21′ Desert Fox toy hauler. These are stories from our everyday life on the road.

Driving to Alaska Day 15: The day the driving fatigue set in

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Welcome to post 15 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip. The morning began in a far less glamorous way than the previous night ended.  After our two hour long sunset safari, we pulled onto a wide stretch of shoulder and promptly passed out at 1:00am.  When we woke, a group of people had parked next to us and were...

Driving to Alaska Day 14: Denali Highway

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Welcome to post 14 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip. // It rained most of the night but luckily ceased by the time we got up. The only thing we can do inside of the truck we’ve been loaned is sleep.  Cooking, eating, getting dressed, going to the bathroom…it all happens outside; so rain makes all of those tasks a bit...

Driving to Alaska Day 13: McCarthy & Kennecott Mine

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Welcome to post 13 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip. In a half-awake state we both crawled out of the truck bed with full bladders and were met with a scene so perfectly picturesque that we may as well have been dreaming.  The stillness of the lake allowed for a flawless mirror reflection of the mountains and pines. ...

Driving to Alaska Day 12: A new phase of the trip begins

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Welcome to post 12 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip! Slana, Alaska to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve // For the last few days there had been an offer on the table and this morning Mark & I officially accepted.  When Cade & Becca initially invited us to help them move to Alaska, Cade thought...

Driving to Alaska Day 11: Hello Alaska

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Welcome to post 11 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip! The Yukon Territory to Slana, Alaska // We woke to another chilly, overcast morning and didn’t waste any time cooking, cleaning, and packing up.  While preparing breakfast our camp neighbor, a man who appeared to be in his 70s, struck up a brief conversation with...

Driving to Alaska Day 10: A slow day around Whitehorse

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Welcome to post 10 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip! Tagish, Yukon to somewhere along the Takhini River One question hung in the air this morning.  Would the weather conditions permit us to go paragliding?  Mark and I had never been and Becca was ready to take us on a tandem flight if the stars aligned.  Between the...

Driving to Alaska Day 9: The Yukon Territory

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Welcome to post 9 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip! The Cassiar Highway to Tagish, Yukon We were met by only a few broken clouds this morning, the glorious warmth of the sun able to greet us for breakfast.  Rainfall overnight had me picturing us packing up in a wet, scurried frenzy so I was as delighted as ever to...

Driving to Alaska Day 8: Cassiar Highway

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Welcome to post 8 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip! Hazelton, BC to somewhere on the Cassiar highway From our camp in Hazelton, Canada’s highway 16 took us to highway 37, the narrow and winding road that would eventually take us to the Yukon Territory.  Upon joining 37 (also known as the Cassiar highway), a sign...

Driving to Alaska Day 7: Yellowhead Highway

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Welcome to post 7 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip. McBride, BC to Hazelton, BC For whatever reason this was the first campsite of the trip where the presence of bears felt likely.  We were parked at a dirt pullout in a dense forest with a logging road on one side and a loud, rushing river on the other.  When I got...

Driving to Alaska Day 6: The Icefields Parkway

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Welcome to post 6 of 18 in our Driving to Alaska series. We hope you enjoy the stories from this unforgettable 4,000 mile road trip. Golden, BC to McBride, BC We both enjoyed a hard night’s sleep despite the below freezing temps, the camper shell holding in more warmth than we would have guessed.  We layered back up and stepped outside to see that the Purcell mountains to the west were...

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We’re Mark & Michele, modern-day nomads perfecting the art of slow, full-time travel.  Our tiny home on wheels and slow-paced travel style allows us to minimize our expenses while maximizing our freedom.  May our unconventional way of life inspire you to design a life that you love.

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