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My New aStore

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While working on new posts about my camp kitchen project, using the iPad for vehicle navigation, our weekend in the Sierra, etc., I also threw together my new Amazon Affiliate store. It’s still a work in progress but you can check it out now. I get some absurdly small referral fee for anything you buy […]

Book Review: Day Trips, Roaming the Backroads of Northern California

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(I’m finally getting back to adding to my reviews of books on Northern California’s backroads and off-roads. The next one may have to wait until after the holidays though.) By Peter Browning. 198 pages, about 6 x 8 3/4”. This is often one of my “go-to” books when I’m looking for someplace to drive to […]

Lost in the Wilds

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In the 1997 movie The Edge, Anthony Hopkins plays an eccentric billionaire (is there any other kind?) bookworm who is stranded in the Canadian wilderness with Alec Baldwin (poor guy) after their small plane goes down. Lucky for him, he’s in the process of reading a book called “Lost in the Wilds” which he uses […]

On expedition, old bean?

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The Royal Geographical Society (RGS) publishes the Expedition Handbook. I’ve read excerpts from it and found it to be interesting from an overland driving and offroading perspective. Sample chapters are available as free downloads from the RGS website. Included among the samples is a chapter on desert expeditions and another on vehicle-dependent expeditions, both by […]