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Day 71 Hibernation

My eyes opened, feet traveled to the motel rooms window, hand slowly opened the curtain, eyes reluctantly recorded the weather conditions. My fate was sealed. Snow that had been forecast┬áhad arrived. An inch was already on the roads. It was only 7am though. Checkout time was 11am and perhaps it would be safer to travel … Continue reading

Day 62 TWO MONTHS DOWN!

December 14th marked my two month anniversary on the road. This short time has, without a doubt, been the most incredible life enriching experience I’ve ever had. To have the opportunity to live life exactly as you want for anytime longer than a weekend is special. We work all year to take that vacation, and … Continue reading

Day 61 Big Bend does it again

Morning began with a couple of catch-up projects. First on the list though was coffee. A short walk ┬áto the campground store and I had that one checked off the list. I could brew up some coffee at the campsite, but I decided to save my resources (butane and supply of coffee) for a more … Continue reading

Days 59 and 60 Big Bend. The prettiest thing I’ve seen without two legs

Big Bend greeted me with a cold clear morning after my first nights camp at the park. Another bird also greeted me as I was making coffee and grabbing a bite to eat. This feathered foul friend was a road runner like the ones from the cartoons. He scoped me out for a bit hoping … Continue reading

Day 58 Foggy to Fantastic

Time 5:57am. Problem, I was awake. Solution, get packing. For what? Big Bend National Park, the place that I’ve been more nervous about visiting than any other place on the journey. Why? Mostly the media and secondly, it is one of the most remote places in the United States. From everything I’ve read about the … Continue reading

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My name's Mike Krabal and I am from Jefferson County WV. I'm a thirty year old guy who still believes that you can be anything you want to be. I'm on a mission to find out exactly what that is.

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