The final stop on our family-visiting tour brought us to Phoenix, Arizona to stay with Josh's aunt.
During our adventures, Josh and I often consider what life would be like if the places we visit were our permanent home. This time around I had a vision of life that was so vivid I had to write it out as a story.
From Las Vegas, we headed to Bakersfield, California to visit Josh's family. It is 286 miles (460 km) to Bakersfield, which should have taken about 4.5 hours to drive. Never for us. Never in California.
While we stopped off for a night in Vegas during our first swoop down to California, we ended up staying for a little over a week this time around. We camped out in the garage, using Darla as our mobile guest bedroom. It was surprisingly comfortable, and gave us a little extra privacy. As per usual,... Continue Reading →
It's time for the main event! This section of the trip is all about seeing friends and family. We had a few brief visits on our way up the coast, including my sister in Las Vegas, my aunt in Los Angeles, father- and mother-in-law in Bakersfield, and our best friends in Eugene. From there, we... Continue Reading →
Although there are a million and one amazing hikes on the Olympic Peninsula, here is a list of hikes within a 45 minute drive of downtown Port Angeles.
Our house sitting adventures continue in Port Angeles, Washington! Nestled at the northern tip of the Olympic Peninsula, this area is full of diverse ecological landscapes. We'll be spending a little less than a week here watching over a lovely home and three dogs on the outskirts of town. The Olympic Peninsula is also home... Continue Reading →
The next leg of our trip takes us from sunny southern California to the gloomy rain forests of coastal Washington. We've driven much of this stretch of highway before, but only in little bits at a time, never in one straight shot. Our route from Los Angeles to Port Angeles doesn't run quite the entire... Continue Reading →
We're at it again with another of Jen's Nearly Famous Walking Tours! This free walking tour of Los Angeles is a 2.6 mile self-guided walk focused on the fun and funky. It includes an art gallery, a quirky book store, some hipster snacks, and a high-tech circus. Get ready to get weird, ya'll! Jen's Funky and... Continue Reading →