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Nov 22, 2012 - Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We hope that you and your loved ones are together for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We finally stopped touring for a day and I'm working on a post. Come on back later! H&G OK, its later . . . On Sunday (11/18) we packed up and got ready to hit the road. We were in no big hurry. The hitch had started to creak and groan again so I disassembled, checked and lubed it. We left around noon. We drove south through the lower portion of the Northern Neck and across the Middle Peninsula (that area lying between the...

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May 8, 2011 - First Landing State Park, VA

Today we got an early start and headed north on the outer banks. Had breakfast then climbed the Hatteras Lighthouse. There was a wild fire nearby so it was smokey and couldn't see far, but still was quite the view. Next we came to the Wright Brothers Monument and museum. Lots of indoor displays, but the monument was on a nearby hill, so we decided to walk. It started raining and we got wet, but it was fun. It rained all afternoon until we got to the First Landing State Park in Virginia. This was the site of the initial landing of the...

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Apr 8, 2009 - First Landing State Park, VA Beach

Odometer reading: 52,480. We traveled 162 miles today. Reluctantly, we left Assateague Island National Seashore at 9:00 am. The horses did not disappoint us. We saw three grazing by the side of the road as we left the campground and another herd of 5 in the salt marshes. We headed down the Eastern shore of Maryland and Virginia toward the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Since they’re widening route 113, we suspect it won’t be long before the peninsula loses its charm. The $20.00 bridge toll sure did save a lot of mileage and gas to reach...

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