"Best Of" Photo Gallery/After-Trip Postscript: After the Trip December 2nd 2009 Saturday, November 25, 2009 Postscript/Overview of Blog: 3 Months after the trip...
Well, it’s almost 3 months since my return from the summer 2009 Chicago, Illinois to St. Lake City, Utah roundtrip drive, camping the entire month. Sophie, my traveling companion, drove a total of 6,000 miles, driving through 11 states, and returning safely back home to Chicago with 3 weeks ... read more
North America » United States » Illinois » Chicago Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Possessing both intellect and carelessness, Dave is a college teacher from Chicago, Illinois.
During the "teaching summer break" of 2009, beginning on July 25th and ending August 31, 2009, Dave left Chicago, Illinois in a 1997 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck, accompanied by his dog, Sophie, in a cross-country "loop" driving trek from Chicago, Illinois to Utah, taking the "southern northern" route across the country (through southern South Dakota and Northern Wyoming). This 38-day driving trip includes details of 5 National Parks, and many more National Forests. A ten... full info