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Friends of Fairbanks

October 8, 2018

I met two guys from LA waiting for my flight from Chitina to McCarthy and we started talking about all the cool places we’d been to in Alaska.  At one point in the conversation I told them that I’d lived in Fairbanks from September to March of 2013, because I wanted to watch it get…

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My Month In Tucson Arizona

May 11, 2012

Yes Tucson was the longest stop yet on the journey.  After the first two weeks at the Best Western, I got used to the housekeeping staff saying “Oh you’re still here” and them trying to figure out why.  I wondered to myself if they started to look for bomb making equipment under my bed! Tucson is a…

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The Year In Pictures. A Look Back At 365 Days On The Road

May 1, 2012

I can’t believe an entire year has passed since I set out on my driving adventure.  Well 12 months and 32,000 miles later I’m still at it.  Lets look back at the best road trip ever! So after crashing the ATV in Kauai, flying home to NYC so they could put Humpty Dumpty back together…

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Ten Days In Texas

April 6, 2012

Forget everything you think you know about Texas.  Yes, its the land that unleashed George W. Bush on the world and the place that the big evil oil companies call home. Much to my surprise however, Texas has gone from being the 800 mile land mass that I had to cross (twice) in order to…

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Florida’s Forgotten Coast

March 20, 2012

Florida is a not my favorite state for a lot of reasons. It’s flat, dull, mostly culture-free and really really humid. I did however have quite a bit of curiosity around seeing the panhandle. Any place that’s off the regular tourist circuit usually appeals to me. My first stop in Crystal River was a bit…

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Fredericksburg, VA & Charleston,SC (During the Civil War)

March 12, 2012

The Civil War Civil War, in U.S. history, conflict (1861–65) between the Northern states (the Union) and the Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy. It is generally known in the South as the War between the States and is also called the War of the Rebellion (the official Union designation), the War…

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A Month in Europe

January 27, 2012

What an amazing chapter to the adventure!  First off, you may have noticed that halcyonhighway has entered its second year in existence and the tag line’s now “Road Trip 2011-2012”  which I’m very excited about. January 16th I arrive in London and go directly to Karin, Darragh and Milo’s house and look who was there…

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The Nine Days Of Christmas At The Hotel Russell In London

December 31, 2011

Booking a hotel in London at Christmas can be challenging.  If you’re me, and I suspect most travelers are, you want a good central location and you don’t want to pay a fortune for it.  I looked on line and found the Hotel Russell on Russell Square and according to Orbitz it was a “Best Value”  I’m always skeptical…

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The Amazing Brother P-Touch Label-24,000 Miles And Still Holding Tight!

December 13, 2011

You’re probably thinking, what’s this all about? Well before I left on my trip I spoke with an industry colleague and she had a brilliant idea as part of their “Extreme Offices” campaign. She asked me if I would put a Brother P-Touch label on my car to help prove how tough they are and…

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A Look Back-20 Of My Favorite Photos

December 5, 2011

I think the time has come for my first retrospective. These photos are incredibly special to me. I was blown away by the sheer magnitude of natural beauty out there in the U.S. I was also delighted by the amazing people I encountered, either in person or from a distance. I’m extremely lucky to have…

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