Traveling with Sophie the dog in a 1997 Toyota Pick-up truck from Chicago, Illinois to Seattle, Washington during the summer of 2010, ChicagoDave enjoys isolated camping in nature!
Locations/writings/photos include: Chicago, Iowa City, Duluth Minn., Highway 61 (North Shore) Minn., Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area (BWCA), Hibbing, Minn. (for a Dylan experience), Little Missouri National Grasslands, Teddy Roosevelt National Park (No. and So. Units), Glacier National Park and North Cascades National Park, including overnight camping/hiking on the Pacific Coast Trail (PCT)
In addition: Seattle, Washington, overnight camping/hiking on the Monty Cristo/Glacier Basin Trail, Seattle's Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum, Seattle Museum of Art, Jimi Hendrix's final resting place, Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park (loop drive), Olympic National Forest, Col. Bob Wilderness Area/Summit, Quinault Indian Reservation (camping in the Pacific Ocean), and Olympia.
Back in/from Seattle: Kurt Cobain House, Seattle Library, Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Camping in the Bridger-Tetons and Medicine Bow National Forests, Crators Of the Moon National Monument, and a Motel 6 in East Moline, Illinois.
The following National Forests are also explored: Superior, Mr. Baker-Snoqualmie, Lewis and Clark, Lolo, Okanogan, Olympic, Umatilla, Medicine Bow, Bridger-Teton, and Medicine Bow.
All photographs, except those noted (i.e. Author's photo of another photo) are taken by the author, ChicagoDave. In some cases, photos have been color-adjusted and cropped (but no photoshopping). Viewers are free to capture and download images