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The Top Of Texas

Hey Guys!! While we were in the Carlsbad, NM area we spent a couple of days at the Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. The Guadalupe Mountains sit right on the New Mexico-Texas state line. We were so close, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to explore another Texas National Park Unit! Our first day … Continue reading »

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The Grand Canyon Of Texas

Hey Guys! The whole reason we stopped in the Amarillo area was to explore the Palo Duro Canyon State Park! We spent as much time there as we could in the two weeks we had in the Amarillo area. Palo Duro Canyon is known as the Grand Canyon of Texas and is the second largest … Continue reading »

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Heading West

Hey Guys! We’re back on the road and heading west this loop! We’ll spend the next year making our way through twelve states before heading back to Missouri to visit family again. The plan is to finish up the remaining six states in the contiguous US left on our map, grab a few places we … Continue reading »

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Here We Go Again

Hey Guys! We spent almost a month at my parent’s house in the Southwest corner of Missouri visiting with family and friends! One of our friends (waves to Gogo and family) sold Girl Scout Cookies with her troop…and well…we always like to support our friends in all of their endeavors. Especially when food is involved. … Continue reading »

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Aaaannnddd…We’re Back

Hey Guys!! Aaaannnddd…we’re back in Houston! I can’t even begin to tell you how fast our Eastern Loop 2016 went or how good it feels to drive back onto Texas soil after having been gone for a whole year. A whole year, Guys!! This was our first full year loop and it was…well, it was … Continue reading »

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Pizza Roundup Double Daves

Double Dave’s is a fantastic pizza place in Texas that we always went to when we were hungry for pizza. Double Dave’s has good service, awesome pizza, clean bathrooms, a pizza buffet, and Cool decorations. Double Dave’s has great dessert pizza! They’ve got chocolate chip and cinnamon. My favorite pizza there is a thin crust, … Continue reading »

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Hey Guys!! We spent three weeks back in our old stomping grounds. It was really weird being in familiar surroundings after a year of moving to a new city every week or two. Why did we go back to the Houston area when our 50 state exploration isn’t done? We have friends in the area … Continue reading »

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Austin, TX

Hey Guys! So, we spent a week in Austin…but we really didn’t do much at all. We stayed in a great little state park and didn’t even get any hiking in. I guess that’s what happens when three out of the five of us were sick or injured. We had an allergy issue, a cold, … Continue reading »

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Fredericksburg, TX

Guten Tag! Willkommen to Fredericksburg! Sprechen Sie Deutsch? The language the German settlers brought with them to this area back in the 1800s can still be heard and seen in most of the signs and buildings around town and if you listen carefully, you can even hear it when you listen to the locals. The … Continue reading »

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San Antonio

Our plan was to spend two weeks in San Antonio, but we’ve found that bigger cities aren’t really our thing. So, we ended up cutting our visit to one week. We managed to get everything on our list done for this area in a couple of days. We’d been to San Antonio before so our … Continue reading »

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