Category Archives: eco travel

coffee outside

Lovely to be back to making coffee outside in the morning. The weather has warmed and Ocala is forecast to be 81 today. The thing about Florida is that, unlike North and South Carolinas and even Georgia, it doesn’t take … Continue reading

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food, glorious food!

I remember singing that in a musical production in college ( yes, with a whole lot of other people so no one could hear me – trust me, that’s a good thing.) And, speaking of food, I was recently asked, … Continue reading

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catch up if i can

The thing about blogs is trying to keep up with one. We don’t have the internet for a few days here and there, the days get busy dawn to dark or a sudden health situation arises that essentially erases a … Continue reading

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Bent Creek Experimental Forest

We moved the Alto today to a new campsite. We are now at Bent Creek Experimental Forest right outside of Asheville. House hunting finished, we have a week and a day until closing, so we decided to take a vacation … Continue reading

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shower time! (review of the alto shower)

We have been shower-in-the-Alto avoiders. We usually stay in campgrounds with showers, and we use those for the most part. Our stay in Hendersonville to date has been on a private landowner’s trailer site that he generally rents by the … Continue reading

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Prius and Gerry the trailer have been parked in Hendersonville, NC, about 18 miles south of Asheville. Our tasks have been to visit with family, house hunt, mountain bike and explore the area. We’ve been doing pretty well with all! … Continue reading

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Brown County epic!

The newest trail at Brown County State Park is a series of  two thrilling, rollercoaster downhills, full of twists and turns, jumps and berms alternated with two sustained climbs. The trail is superbly built – if you stay focused and … Continue reading

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Prius towing saga….onward (and southward)!

Our trip-ometer turned over 1000 and stopped at 1049 miles today, shortly before we pulled in for an overnight stay at the friendly WalMart in Clinton, TN. The miles went by at 21.9 miles per gallon, including a couple of … Continue reading

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and we’re off!

All packed and and ready to go! Leaving tomorrow for another season with our Alto and our Prius. See you from the road. 

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Paris in the springtime

Or, alternative title, Go Where Large Rigs Can Not Go! Paris Mountain State Park worked out to be a convenient place for us to spend a two day gap between our last stretch at Hamilton State Park and our next two-week stretch … Continue reading

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