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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 »

Kentucky – By the Numbers:

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Kentucky, state thirty-seven, by the numbers: Total miles: 480 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $62.19     Gas: $35     Other transport: $0     Food: $6.63     Attractions: $14.00     Other: $6.56 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $85.71 Total under budget: $23.52 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $39 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100) National Park… Read more »

Kentucky – Days 1-3: Hillbillies, Bourbon, and Horses

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So, my first host in Kentucky recommended I check out the Hillbilly Garden, because it’s one of those but-really-where-else-can-you-find-this places. So I did. I hadn’t really done my research prior to arriving. I tend to just take my hosts at their word and if/when it isn’t what I expected I just roll with it. At first I drive past the place… Read more »