Smokey the Beast – 1999 Ford Expedition  

For our trek across the country we outfitted our first generation Ford Expedition.  It’s a 1999 “Expi” 4×4. We are building it for long and harsh road trips, off-roading, and overlanding. Its has just about everything replaced from the engine to all the suspension. Lots of accessories have been added including a dual battery system,…

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Spying Out Ferrara, Italy

We will be doing need greater work in this area in the fall. Just wanted to document some sights to see and things to do while we are there.       The following was written by the blogger at Gracia’s Travels. See link at bottom of page.   Ferrara was another day trip from…

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San Cristobal de Las Casas, MEX

Since we will be taking a three-month trip to do need greater work in Mexico this summer I wanted to document some of the sights in the cities along our route to Valladolid.       The following is a blog post on San Cristobal written by goats on the road. Their link is at…

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Things to See in Valladolid, MEX

Found another great article on Valladolid! It can be found at the Simply Travel blog. Since we will be taking a three-month trip to do need greater work in Mexico this summer I wanted to document some of the sights in the cities along our route. Although this post is just about Valladolid, the blogger…

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Valladolid

I absolutely LOVE Valladolid (pronounced “v-eye-ah-dough-leed”) and plan to spend a few weeks there during our 3-month trip to the Yucatan next year. The city is located halfway between Cancun and Merida on a new highway. I found this amazing article about the city and wanted to post it and give you a feel for…

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