The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is possibly the second largest attraction on the Breton cape area of Nova Scotia (known as Cape Breton) and a fascinating archeology and anthropology reconstruction. At one time this fort housed a large community in a thriving city. But through feuds with Britain and France the fort was destroyed. … More Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site (and costumes!)
Trying to pose three dogs and a man is like herding cats. Or it is like………………. posing dogs.
We flew through several states in a short amount of time on our way towards Boston. Somewhere near upstate New York the navigator of slowcarfasthouse realized that we were near the site of the original Woodstock festival. After some quick research and a few phone calls we found a city camping area in Hurleyville NY. … More Where’s Woodstock?
We spent our first night in Pennsylvania camped very near Three Mile Island. Mike thought it was funny that this elaborate evacuation plan was posted near our campsite. Fortunately we did not hear the sirens in the night. We enjoyed a breakfast the next morning at the local diner, where we have learned to sit … More Pennsylvania- chocolate, family and friendship!
The answer to “Where have they been?” is almost as interesting as “Where are they going?” Here is a little graphic to indicate the places we have been thus far. Click on the photo to make it larger!
We have been in 4 states in the past week, and they all have a few things in common: 1. bugs (gnats, mosquitos, maybugs, spiders, ticks) 2. rain (unexpected, sneak attacks of good, hard rain) 3. thick, lush greenery (lawns, shrubs, roadsides, swamps, bayous, campgrounds) 4. raccoons (waiting until we are all asleep to begin their thievery … More Working our way across the “Deep South” of the USA!
While we were camped in New Orleans we did not have access to a shower. This gave us an opportunity to use the Aqua Cube unit again. The Aqua Cube was purchased online from a “survivalist” store, but it is available through many online stores. It came with a storage bag and all the lines and … More Hot water to go-
While in the area of the Atchafalaya Swamp, there are a few things that really cannot be missed. Since we already took care of a few of those things, we had one more to do. Here is the swamp list. THINGS TO DO IN THE SWAMPS= ⊗ EAT CRAWDADS (thanks CJ and Abel) ⊗ TASTE GATOR (thanks … More Swamp tour= the Atchafalaya
We spent our last few days in Houston meeting some great people, eating some good food and seeing some interesting places. Here are a few of our highlights! Among the Tex-Mex dishes we sampled, this one left a mark. A stuffed, fried avocado!! This is a half of an avocado, peeled. Stuffed with chunks of seasoned … More Houston, it’s a wrap!
This park is reportedly larger than Rhode Island! However, with the free map and a few drives along the main routes, you quickly capture the layout and realize the opportunities that lay before you! Admission to the park allows a visitor to stay for 7 days. There is an additional fee for camping at the improved … More Big Bend National Park- Texas, USA