Tagged with cross country

Day 7 – Carthage MO to Tulsa OK

The laptop I purchased especially for this trip turned out to be a crippled one. So there will be no pictures made by me (Dink) until I get home. Uploading them with this computer is a mission impossible. Yesterday morning, after a perfect stay at the Boots Court Motel (strongly recommended if you want to … Continue reading

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Day 2 Williamsport PA to Berlin OH, video

Day 2 Williamsport PA to Berlin OH, video

We’re at the Berlin Village Inn, in Berlin, Ohio, in the world’s largest Amish community. Airconditioner and wi-fi are working hard. But no beer to relax over as this is a ‘dry village’… Let’s start with a video I shot with the new GoPro camera. The sound is a bit curious, next time I’ll work … Continue reading

Dinky goes dental

Dinky goes dental

It’s been a good idea to arrive in the US a couple of days before the real start of the Route 66 adventure. I (Dink) would have time to get used to the time difference and to deal with unexpected events. And yes, they did occur. About a week ago I went to see my … Continue reading

Bagging for less

Bagging for less

As mentioned earlier we definitely have to save on weight and volume. Especially because one of the crew members is female, which means we will have to stow like six extra pairs of shoes. Girls…  ~sigh~  😛 Purposely for this cross country trip I bought a Samsonite softbag from the paradiver series. With its length … Continue reading

Thank you mister internet!

Thank you mister internet!

Saying the internet has changed the world is like kicking in an open door. Maybe it’s so obvious that we are not fully aware of what it means to our lives. But when you start thinking about it… Take this Route 66 adventure: without the internet there would be no route66alfa blog. Without the internet … Continue reading

Looking forward… and back

Looking forward… and back

One hundred days to go… I’m looking forward to this trip very much and that little itch of excitement won’t go away. At this moment there’s not much to tell about. Fred is working on some upgrades for Giulia, I am reading my Route 66 literature. Five hundred fifty nine days ago… not only looking … Continue reading