I don't care what other travelers say, Mexico is dangerous. We followed the travel warnings issued by the U.S. state department but still found ourselves in multiple situations where we felt unsafe.
Today we cross the border and head south for what feels like an intimidating amount of time. In this moment we finally feel the weight of our decision, or we haven’t had our coffee and it’s just too damn early. Either way, today is the day we get this show on the road.
When in Colorado you might as well try it!...right? Neither of us had done this before so we weren't sure what to expect. A couple hours later we were both light-headed, out of breath, and craving pie for some strange reason.
We couldn't find anything worth seeing in Nebraska, so we chose to drive through South Dakota on our way from Minnesota to Colorado. Our first night of camping was great. The second was terrible...almost.
Most couples our age have purchased a first home and spend their weekends browsing Lowe’s and Home Depot for the latest and greatest HGTV projects. We, on the other hand, purchased a truck camper with the square footage of a rubbermaid storage bin...