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About airstreamtravelers

An Airstream Flying Cloud suits our lifestyle perfectly. The two of us are now spending several months each year on the road. We hope our posts and accompanying photos give a vivid description of where we travel, illustrating to our followers what's out there, just beyond their horizons.

ESCAPE FROM WINTER’S BITE, Part III—Gulf Coast Gems

Our days were getting warmer, and not by just a little.  Actually pushing against my comfort level.  We were heading further north along the Gulf Coast, seeing temps rise into the 80s—actually approaching record highs.  Not quite what we’d expect … Continue reading

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ESCAPE FROM WINTER’S BITE, PART II–Helloooo Key West!!

We had arrived.  The place that we’re coming to know oh so well.  And love most everything about it.  It has a siren’s call, an enticement to us, an attraction that we find hard to describe, but know it can’t … Continue reading

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FLORIDA 2018–Escape from Winter’s Bite

There are worse places to while away the winter weeks than where we’ve been these past couple of months and more.  Far worse.  In fact, this year in particular, Florida might have been one of the best.  Consistently.  Week after … Continue reading

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THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY—A Fall Interlude

Sometimes there are places that just don’t grow old for us.  To the outsider, it might appear that we’re in a rut, stuck in the same routine.  I see it as more like a rejuvenation, a restoration of our spirit.  … Continue reading

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COLORADO SPRINGS—Was This To Be the End?

We had literally come full circle.  It had been just two months ago that we were pulling through Colorado Springs on our way to our first destination—the town of Manitou Springs.  I had really wanted to stay here in the … Continue reading

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WESTCLIFFE—A Colorado Gem

–but don’t spread the word “OFF THE BEATEN PATH” is a common phrase; you might even think it’s overused.  I could be guilty of doing that, every now and then.  Although, In the case of our next destination, it just … Continue reading

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GREAT SAND DUNES NAT’L PARK—A Whooooole Lotta Sand!!

Their appearance was exactly that of the sea in a storm [except as to color] . . . not the least sign of vegetation existing thereon. –Zebulon Pike, 1807 during his expedition to take possession of the Southwest for the … Continue reading

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AROUND PAGOSA SPRINGS, being chased by summer monsoons

We were dragging our feet as we made our way east.  True, we were still in Colorado, but east meant putting more mountains behind us rather than ahead .  .  .  east meant that much closer to Indiana.  Sooner or … Continue reading

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CREEDE—Holy Moses, thar’s silver in them thar hills!!

Pre-Post Note:  As some of you already know, Chris & I are back home in Indiana now.  Our time in Colorado was everything we had hoped for, but as I’ve written before when our travels conclude—“All good things must come … Continue reading

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DURANGO, Part 2—All Aboard!

This wasn’t our first time in Durango or even our second.  For at least three times—maybe four—we’ve taken in the attractions of this iconic western town and never been bored.  But one thing we always skipped, talked about but never … Continue reading

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