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The Great American Road Trip | #wilkievoyage2015

In November, George and I set off for two months of family and friends, long days in the car, fast food, sightseeing, hikes, snow and a number of mishaps but no major injuries or troubles. Friends, it was the Great American Road Trip. We went from DC to Portland and so much in-between. These are (a handful of) the photos. If you want back story and diaries and all that, try Instagram: @amberwphoto (and currently for my 365 project and Swedish anecdotes and photos) – I’ll give you the goods here and spare you the ramblings.

The route:

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Virginia, from Safari Park to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Durham, North Carolina and Dwight and Laurie:

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David’s first corn dog:

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South Carolina:

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Georgia:

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Florida:

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Seacrest Wolf Preserve:

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Great American Road Trip | Week Two | Savannah to Tallahassee

I’m behind already on blogging! It’s almost the end of Week Three and I still haven’t blogged. Bad me. But you’ll live. As always, realish-time updates available on Instagram.

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We started Week Two in Savannah feeling pretty sick. We had grand plans to do lovely things on the way down to St. Augustine to see George’s dad, but on the way I was just feeling crap crap crap. So we did some nice rural driving through the Low Country, but otherwise I napped and tried to relax and blow my nose and whatnot. It was a sleepy day and we didn’t even see St. Augustine because apparently they were having some big parade or the like for Christmas. We visited with George’s dad that day and hung out, then got up really early the following day to GO TO DISNEY WORLD!

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The Great American Road Trip | Week One | DC to Savannah

Well it has been a hell of a nine days since we left DC. For the two weeks prior to our Nov. 14 departure, we were in a haze of celebration of George’s attainment of the Ph.D. (go husband!), fevered attempts to give away or sell 95% of our possessions, preparations for the move and for the road trip and lots of goodbyes. Now, my friends, we are nomads and living on the road!

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I do the majority of my posting on Instagram and I attempt to post something every day. If you want to follow along, that’s the medium where you’ll get the most timely updates. But for those who can take theirs all at once: the first seven days.

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We started the road trip, fittingly, in DC at the Renwick’s Wonder exhibition – which is really freakin’ rad and I’m a bit sad I’ll never get to do an engagement session there. Ideal for my purposes. DC wedding photographers, you should be on that. Scope the rainbow:

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