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50 States in 50 Weeks – By the Numbers: The Final Countdown

From Maine to Washington and Alaska to Hawaii, here’s the final numbers recap of 50 States in 50(ish) weeks: TIME: Total days on the road: 330 (a day over 47 weeks – which doesn’t count the four day break I took in Massachusetts at the beginning or the six days I took to see Alex for his birthday before heading to… Read more »

Alabama: By the Numbers

Brittany Swanson   January 22, 2016   Comments Off on Alabama: By the Numbers

Alabama, state eighteen, by the numbers: Total miles: 752 Total money earned: $0 Total money spent: $123.61     Gas: $54     Other transport: $0     Food: $22.11     Attractions: $30.50     Other: $17 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total under budget: $19.24 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $10 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 National Park Interagency pass:… Read more »

Alabama – Days 1-4: From Selma to Montgomery and Birmingham to Huntsville

Brittany Swanson   January 22, 2016   Comments Off on Alabama – Days 1-4: From Selma to Montgomery and Birmingham to Huntsville

My first full day in Alabama I went to Selma and Montgomery. Earlier when I was planning out my route and making Couchsurfing requests, I had somehow forgotten that both of these historic places were in Alabama. Yikes. Thankfully, I had scheduled two days in Mobile, and since I’ve been there before, I figured it’d be fine if it got… Read more »