We are discussing here My thumb, boots, bikes, and bumps took me all over Europe and the UK before I found that a charter flight to Spain in an old ‘Connie’ could take me to the beaches and bars much faster and allow me more time to enjoy the venue. Opportunities to travel on horseback and by car and occasionally by bus and train.
I had read that Canada is a spectacular country, from sea to shimmering sea, and my entrance to the St.
Northwest Territories to canoe down the river Nahanni and the Yukon to drive from Dawson City to Chicken, Alaska.
South America should also
Today, the costs of driving these distances can mean that sharing the ride with others is mandatory, but traveling by motorhome or just getting around and camping is a great way to see beyond the horizon. A little more advance planning is needed for today’s traveler, and cost considerations for flights or long trips have to be somehow offset by more careful planning. On the days of reasonable gas prices, I wouldn’t even consider driving or flying costs and I’ve driven to Key West from the northwest coast, down the west coast to Baja, and to the west coast from New York. South America should also be on your itinerary!
Some adventures along the way must now be booked in advance, while when I walked through Denali and Chilkoot Pass it was just a case of showing up, checking in at the local ranger office, and leaving. On the days of reasonable gas prices, I wouldn’t even consider driving or flying costs and I’ve driven to Key West from the northwest coast, down the west coast to Baja, and to the west coast from New York.
The west coast from New York
Once I even flew my 1946 Taildragger Fleet from the Pacific to the Atlantic and back using around 5 gallons per hour of avgas. Before the oil and credit crisis, I drove from Rio de Janeiro to Lima, to Tierra del Fuego and back to Rio, covering more than 15,000 miles of spectacular scenery and without considering the cost of gas. South America should also be on your itinerary!
It was just a case that there were no other options to buy trips. It is no longer necessary to use only our local agents when we can find one elsewhere in the world.