North to Alaska and back in 75 days August 25th 2011 Good news! The turbo reset itself or whatever was wrong with the engine wasn't wrong any more the next morning. Colorado, the panhandle of Oklahoma and the panhandle of Texas, all pretty flat land, but there's no place like home and Texas is home, no matter how far away from it we are. We got to Dallas around noon on Aug 25, 2011.
All in all, we were gone 75 days, drove 237 hours, t ... read more
The Bucket List trip is well underway and we are having a fabulous time! Knock on wood; it hasn't rained very much at all and, since we got to Alaska, the mosquitoes have not been as bad as what we expected!! Again, knock on wood, I don't want to jinx the rest of the trip. Alaska mosquitoes were on vacation in Canada - once back here, I've been eaten alive. I hear it's rained a lot in Canada, so bug spray will be coming out of hiding. We are back in short sleeves and shorts. When it's 75 degrees here in Canada, it seems so much hotter than 75 degrees at home. Not looking forward to 80-9... full info