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Archive for June 2011

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Van Living vs. Hotels - Realizations and Thoughts

I can't complain about having the ability to shower and swim in a pool, but I'm just not sure it was worth $60. I fund myself back in the familiar setting of a hotel room mimicking as close to an average home as possible. Does this really put travelers at ease when away from their comfort zone?  I understand the point of a hotel when on business or travel of specific reasons i.e. a funeral.

For myself, the van has become a comfortable living space and a hotel can be overly luxurious. I came to the conclusion that I'd rather spend that money on a new experience rather than revert back to those simple comforts.

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Vagabonding in Zion National Park and The Kolob Terrace

We've spent the last 3 years living just a short drive from Zion National Park.  Before we embarked out of Utah on our grand adventure, it seemed only fitting that we spend our last bit of time in Zion.  We've had many a one-day and two-day adventure in Zion, but due to working schedule restrictions, were never able to spend much longer there.  This time we were able to spend an amazing 11 days camping, hiking, climbing, laughing, playing and experiencing Zion. Read more

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June 20, 2011 Posted by Josh in Thoughts

Weeding and Zen in Palisade Colorado

When I was younger, I developed a theory about weeding:  I felt that if you were bad enough to go to hell, the devil and his little helpers would simply make you pull weeds all day every day for the rest of eternity.  Yes, I hated weeding that bad.  Things have changed... but first, a little info about our current locale:
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Campground Caber Toss Association - Zion Nationals

Witness the 4 fiercest competitors in Campground Caber Tossing battle for first place at the illustrious Zion Nationals in Zion National Park, Utah.
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