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Old 05-25-2014, 03:54 PM   #1
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Blogging our way out west

So four more days and we FINALLY will start the trek out west. Work/Life/Kids happened and it is 10 days later than we planned to leave, which means we had to cancel Osoyoos.Some people could probably have gotten to Chilliwack in 5 days for our original June 2 orientation, but not us. We'll be picking up the trailer on June 11.

Anyway, I've started a blog -- http://ruthmatilskyworld.wordpress.com and if you're interested you can follow our trip. After Chilliwack we're heading for Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Glacier in Montana. We'll stay in Montana awhile and then figure out our way back east.

We are really sorry to miss the opportunity to meet so many of you who have helped us with our decision making. We didn't always take your advice but it sure was helpful. There were so many things we never would have known about if it weren't for the forum.
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Old 05-25-2014, 04:30 PM   #2
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Happy and safe travels.
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Old 05-25-2014, 08:25 PM   #3
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But you will still have a wonderful trip , are you still planning a stop in Radium ? We will be there between June 10thand 17th .
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Old 05-25-2014, 08:44 PM   #4
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I had to think a minute. We will be getting there about a week later. We're staying in Redstreak Campground in Kootenay.
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We will be at the Redstreak as well ....between the 10th and 17th...in F or H..... sounds like you'll arrive after we leave .
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Old 05-25-2014, 08:59 PM   #6
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Too bad -- I think we get there around the 26th.
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Old 06-26-2015, 01:48 PM   #7
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We're blogging our way out west again and you can read the details at https://ruthmatilskyworld.wordpress.com/

Donna, we got an electric fan this summer and it is helping with the mosquitoes. You had suggested that last year.

It was so much easier to leave the east coast and already have our trailer!!! I could load it at my leisure and really think about what we needed and where it should go. But, of course, there are always going to be things that we could have left home. Last year I froze so this time I packed extra blankets and so far haven't needed them at all. Maybe in Yellowstone they'll be useful.
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Great blog! Love the pictures particularly.
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Old 06-26-2015, 02:52 PM   #9
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Thanks -- Best is yet to come.
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Old 06-26-2015, 04:06 PM   #10
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Ruthe,

I think you are wise to try the two night minimum stay rule. On our recent voyage, our biggest regret was that we couldn't spend more nights in many of the places we stayed, particularly the public campgrounds (BLM/ACE/NPS). Tbanks for posting the blog.
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