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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 »

Washington – By the Numbers:

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Washington, state forty-eight, by the numbers: Total miles: 623 Total money gained: $2,200 (sold Charlie) Total money spent: $149.63     Gas: $53.50     Other transport: $11 (toll bridge and bus rides)     Food: $16.81     Attractions: $37.80     Other: $30.52 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total over budget: $6.78 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $47 North American Reciprocal… Read more »

Washington – Days 1-5: America’s Rainforest, A Magical Mountain, and the not so Rainy City

My first full day in Washington I took a number of detours on my way to the Hoh Rainforest in Olympic National Park. The first detour was for the World’s Largest Sitka Spruce tree. I just couldn’t miss that. I thought I’d seen big trees before, but this one had to have been at least 30’ around. Now, that’s a… Read more »