Long weekends, two-week explorations, and everything in between
Caroline here! Back after a long blogging hiatus to spread the good word that Arizona is my favorite state. (For now.) After a rough start to winter with RV repairs-gone-wrong x3, repairs-gone-right x1, getting COVID and more, we made it out of the swamps (literally and figuratively), swung through Texas just in time before the disastrous freeze, and landed in Arizona.
Over the past two months, we’ve meandered slowly south through some surprising natural beauty in Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas. Red River Gorge in Kentucky was a real highlight, a hiking and climbing paradise. Seneca Rocks was one of our favorite campgrounds and hiking areas.
When most of the weddings that brought us to New England for the summer were canceled, we decided to stick with the plan and give ourselves the same amount of time to explore our homeland. COVID was our other great motivator to spend this time in the northeast because the infection rates have generally been lower around here. We just wrapped up four full months in New England and are now slowly—cautiously—moving south. I can’t believe it’s already been one-third of a year since we left Austin and...