After many long awaited months, we finally got a dose of home away from home when we got the opportunity to see our dear friend, John. His typical summer schedule usually includes a long stint on the more eastern side of Michigan where a lot of his family resides which is where we were headed … Continue reading Eastern Michigan
With sorrow in our hearts, we said goodbye to Chicago and continued eastward into more unfamiliar territory. Stop number one: Grand Haven, Michigan As we have continued to clock miles and months and states on our trip, we can't help but note how much we miss our Nevada friends. Fortunately for us, three whole Nevada … Continue reading Around Michigan We Go!
Warning: this post is going to contain a lot of food descriptions. You will get hungry. After many long hours of driving and sooooo many miles logged into our trip total, we finally pulled up to the home of one of Eli's coworkers, Pete. He and his wife, Rachel, graciously invited us into their home … Continue reading Chicago, Illinois
Well, to be honest, there isn't a lot going on in the Northern part of the states that attracts us millenial city-slicker types. Don't get me wrong, we definitely enjoy a good National Park every here and there and long stretches of mountainous drives have been awe inspiring and great for our Snapchat stories, but … Continue reading Traveling across the northern states.
On a less serious note.... Missoula, Montana The past weekend was absolutely hellish for us. It was the first time since leaving on this trip that we had dealt with a really painfully difficult situation. Our experiences had left us so emotionally drained that we felt like we were running on auto pilot for the … Continue reading Missoula and Glacier National Park
We made a quick stop in the Snoqualmie area to visit with an old family friend and enjoy the six-hundredth waterfall that we have seen since leaving the vast nothingness deserts of Nevada. Not to discredit Snoqualmie Falls either, it was definitely gorgeous. From there, we decided to make a quick detour on our way … Continue reading Germany…I mean, Leavenworth.
We decided that we just couldn't get enough of Summer. Our friend, Summer, that is. Which is why we ended up back in Seattle for a second weekend of adventures in the city. After a week of frolicking through the Olympic National Forest, we made our way back onto the ferry and across Puget Sound … Continue reading Seattle: Part 2
From Seattle, we hopped on a giant ferry with our van house and made our way to the next destination: Olympic National Forest The ferry between Edmonds and Kingston was a crazy experience. A cold, windy, crazy experience that Eli and I both loved. From the front of the boat we got incredible views of … Continue reading Olympic National Forest
It is work day in the Greene/Nichols van household so I am finally taking the time to update you all on our current shenanigans as I finish my breakfast and morning tea under the cloudy Washington sky. About a week and a half ago, we meandered into the Seattle area after some time in Olympia. … Continue reading Seattle; Part 1
We finally made it. Only, we didn't actually make it. I thought we did. It was a moment that I had been waiting for since my senior year of high school when I added it to my bucket list assignment in Ms. Barrier's economics class. Finally, I was going to be able to check another … Continue reading The Redwood National Forest